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Breakfast in a Snap: 12 Easy Ways to Bake Eggs in a Muffin Tin

I’ve recently gotten into baking our breakfast eggs in muffin tins. It is such a fun and surprisingly easy way to get a delicious breakfast on the table without much effort. Once you get the hang of it, you can fill and bake them with just about anything you want. Interested in a French breakfast? Make them with leeks and gruyere. Prefer diner-style? Add a pancake! No matter what you are in the mood there is a egg dish you can bake in a muffin tin for you! The key to make this work is to spray each muffin tin thoroughly so the egg doesn’t stick after it has been baked. Don’t stir in too many add-ins so that the egg doesn’t get overcrowded and bake unevenly. And, lastly, only use one or two eggs per muffin tin. It may look like there is room for more, but they puff up when they bake!

  • Bacon & Egg Cups with Leek and Gruyere 1 of 12
    bacon and egg cups with leek

    These French-style cups are super fancy and fun for a step-up in the baked egg breakfast menu. The leeks and cheese make them extra rich and delicious.

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Pancake Bacon & Egg Cups 2 of 12
    Pancake Bacon Egg Cups

    For a more diner-style breakfast, bake the eggs with a layer of pancake on the bottom. This easy method will definitely appeal to the kids and is a great breakfast to fuel them up for a day at school.

    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Baked Egg in Croissant Cups 3 of 12
    Baked Egg in Croissant Cups

    If you want to give your baked eggs a French twist bake them in croissant cups. These tasty cups are ideal for making with kids and are perfect for any quick morning breakfast.

    Photo: Shaina Olmanson

  • Broccoli, Potato, Egg & Cheese Cups 4 of 12
    Broccoli Potato Cheese Egg Muffin Cups

    These egg cups are loaded with healthy vegetables and are a hearty breakfast bite. Theses are also a great way to introduce broccoli, or even hide it, from your kids!

    Photo: Cupcakes & Kale Chips

  • Mini Quinoa Frittatas 5 of 12
    Mini Quinoa Frittatas

    For an extra protein boost, bake your eggs with quinoa, zucchini, onion, and cheddar. These healthy egg cups are a satisfying way to fuel up for your day.

    Photo: 52 Kitchen Adventures

  • Bacon, Egg & Toast Cups 6 of 12
    Bacon egg and Toast Cups

    Do you like a classic bacon, egg, and toast brekkie? Make it easy on yourself and bake them all at once in a muffin tin! These individual cups contain a whole breakfast in each one. They are great for a large family meal or even serving at a party.

    Photo: Noble Pig

  • Eggs with Zucchini & Chorizo 7 of 12
    eggs with zucchini and chorizo

    For a meaty portable breakfast, bake up your eggs with zucchini and crumbled chorizo. Each bite is hearty and salty with just the right amount of spice!

    Photo: Always Order Dessert

  • Mediterranean Ham & Egg Cups 8 of 12
    Mediterranean Ham and egg Cups

    To fancy up your morning egg bake try giving them a Mediterranean-style twist. Add tomatoes, pesto, and ham, and you'll be loving this tasty new take on everyday baked eggs. They are even pretty enough to use when entertaining!

    Photo: Food Faith Fitness

  • Classic Eggs in a Basket 9 of 12
    Classic Eggs in a Basket

    For a no-frills classic baked egg make this easy recipe. Just a little salt and pepper, sprinkle of chives on top and you've got an easy breakfast ready in a snap.

    Photo: An Edible Mosaic

  • Green Eggs and No Ham 10 of 12
    Green Eggs and No Ham

    Give your eggs a Dr. Seuss makeover by drizzling fresh summery pesto on top to make them green! This is a yummy way to give them fresh spring green flavor and a pretty look on the plate.

    Photo: Apron Strings

  • Denver Omelette Muffin Cups 11 of 12
    Denver Omelet Muffin Cups

    Do you like Denver omelettes? Make them en masse in muffin tins instead of one-by-one in a pan. These kid-friendly bites are perfect for little hands any morning of the week.

    Photo: Renee's Kitchen Adventures

  • Individual Veggie Quiche Cups 12 of 12
    Individual Veggie Quiche Cups

    Get a serving of veggies right in your eggs each morning. Stir them into the eggs and bake them up in a jiffy. When you head out all you have to do is grab one right in the muffin wrapper and your breakfast is all set to go!

    Photo: The Kitchen is My Playground

 

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