Baked Egg Yolk Nests


Baked Egg Yolk Nests

Baked Egg Yolk Nests

Recipe below serves 2 or 4—depending on many eggs each individual wishes to have.

This is a fun and actually splashy looking dish to serve your family or guests for a little special breakfast or brunch.  It’s also very tasty and easy to make. So, give it a try.


  1. 4 eggs divided—whites in a medium sized bowl and yolks saved whole in the broken shell
  2. 1/4 C. or more grated Parmesan  or Pecorino-Romano
  3. 1/4 C. or more chopped chives
  4. 1/4 C. or more diced bacon, ham or pancetta
  5. S & P to taste


  1. Pre-heat oven to 450.
  2. Line a cookie or other baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Whip whites until stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold into whites the grated cheese, chives and diced bacon,ham or pancetta
  5. Divide the egg whites as evenly as possible and spoon in mounds on prepared baking sheet.
  6. Make a deep well in each of the white mounds.
  7. Bake in pre-heated oven for 3 minutes.
  8. Then add your yolks in each mound and top with S&P to taste.
  9. Bake yolks will firm—from 3 to 4 minutes.
  10. Serve with muffins and some other kind of yummy bread and a side of fresh fruit.
  11. Bon Appétit.

About TempInnKeeper

Margot loves people and is very energetic and organized. She is also a quick study. Her background includes having renovated, owned and operated an 1887 Victorian bed and breakfast in Paso Robles, CA for 5 years. Her guests loved her and she loved her guests. What a perfect combination. Margot’s marketing skills and love of people also was used in her career as a Realtor and in participating in many charitable non-profit organizations. Margot loves to cook and to offer concierge services to people. She was born in Geneva, Switzerland.; has lived all over CA. including Beverly Hills, in the Silicon Valley area, Paso Robles, the San Joaquin Valley as well as in Sun Valley, ID. She has traveled extensively throughout the world; is a CAL alumni (go Bears!); and also speaks French fluently and Spanish semi-fluently. Her interests are people, cooking, arts, books (look at the blog book club and join if you wish), travel, sports, gardening, painting, music, playing classical piano and animals. Margot Van Horn 208-721-3551 PO Box 3788, Ketchum, ID.

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