Cheesy Baked Egg Cups

by | May 11, 2017 | All, Breakfast & Brunch, Sponsored

No brunch spread is complete without this recipe for easy Cheesy Baked Egg Cups. These individual servings are perfect for buffets, showers or even relaxed weekend mornings at home.

Need a brunch recipe to serve a crowd? These Cheesy Baked Egg Cups are easily scaled to make one or one hundred! Every mom deserves to be spoiled on Mother’s Day, and proper spoiling should always start with breakfast. These delicious (but crazy simple) Cheesy Baked Egg Cups will ensure Mom’s day starts off in tasty style.

Indulging in a proper breakfast is one of the best ways we can think of to honor mom (or yourself), and this recipe for Cheesy Baked Egg Cups tastes far more decadent than the effort needed to pull it together. A handful of ingredients – mild, creamy Blarney Castle Cheese, fresh eggs, seasoned tomatoes and just a hint of cream – are baked together in ramekins to create individual servings that can be easily scaled to make one or twenty. Hosting a group for brunch? These Cheesy Baked Egg Cups can be prepped up to an hour ahead of time. Simply pop them in the fridge until you’re ready to bake them.

Tip: These Cheesy Baked Egg Cups are easily customized to your taste. Craving a different flavor combination? Try diced ham and Aged Cheddar!

A quick spin under the broiler gives these Cheesy Baked Egg Cups gorgeous browned tops and ensures they are perfectly cooked. Love your eggs a bit runny? Shorten the broiling time. Prefer your eggs fully cooked? Broil them a little bit longer. If you’re a runny egg fan like we are, save a few extra pieces of toast to mop up every last bit of cheesy egg goodness from the bottom of the ramekins.

However you like your eggs, no one can argue about starting the day with these deliciously simple Cheesy Baked Egg Cups!

Add this recipe for Cheesy Baked Egg Cups to your next brunch menu. Simple, fast and soooooo delicious!

Recommended Equipment

Cheesy baked egg cups in white ramekins with cheese chunks and brown eggs on side.

Yield: 6

Cheesy Baked Egg Cups

Cheesy Baked Egg Cups

Brunch just got easy with these delicious Cheesy Baked egg Cups

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 ounces diced Blarney Castle Cheese, divided
  • 12 tablespoons canned diced seasoned tomatoes, well-drained and divided (I used diced tomatoes with sweet onion, but you can use whatever flavor you prefer)
  • 12 eggs
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 teaspoons cream or half and half, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray 6 ramekins with cooking spray. Set ramekins on a baking sheet.
  2. Fill one ramekin with ½ ounce cheese and 1 tablespoon tomatoes. Crack one egg into ramekin and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Repeat process, adding another ½ ounce cheese, 1 tablespoon tomatoes, cracked egg and salt and pepper to ramekin. Drizzle ½ teaspoon cream over top of eggs. Repeat process with remaining ingredients and ramekins.
  3. Bake egg cups for 15 minutes and then broil for an additional 3-5 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 270Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 404mgSodium: 379mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 19g

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These Cheesy Baked Egg Cups have only five ingredients and can be ready for brunch in less than 30 minutes!

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