Bacon and egg muffin cups

I just love bacon and eggs. My family especially loves these on Sunday mornings.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 10 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 312 / Protein 16g / Carbohydr. 29g / Fat 15g

Ingredients (6 servings)

10 gcheddar cheese
6 slicesbread
1 tbspbutter
12 stripsbacon


2 frying pans, oven, muffin tin, box grater, cooking spoon, small bowl

Wine Tip

A young Silvaner, aged in large wooden barrels, complements the heartiness of the bacon with its subtle smoky notes.

Step 1

Bacon and egg muffin cups

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Roughly grate cheese using a box grater.

oven, box grater

10 g cheddar cheese

Step 2

Bacon and egg muffin cups

Using a small, circular bowl, cut rounds from each slice of bread.

small bowl

6 slices bread

Step 3

Bacon and egg muffin cups

In a frying pan, sauté bread rounds in butter over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. per side until golden brown.

frying pan, cooking spoon

1 tbsp butter

Step 4

Bacon and egg muffin cups

In a separate frying pan, sauté bacon over medium-low heat without any oil until slightly brown and lightly curled. The bacon should not be too crispy, as it needs to be flexible to fit into the muffin tin.

frying pan

12 strips bacon

Step 5

Bacon and egg muffin cups

Place two strips of bacon in each muffin cup. Then, place bread on top of bacon and press gently so that it fits securely in the muffin cup.

muffin tin

Step 6

Bacon and egg muffin cups

Evenly divide grated cheddar cheese among muffin cups.

Step 7

Bacon and egg muffin cups

Next, crack one egg into each muffin cup. Bake in oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 8 – 10 min. Enjoy!


6 eggs