Scrambled egg muffins recipe

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Scrambled egg muffins
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories516 Kcal26%
Sugar2.8 g3%
Fat35.7 g51%
Saturated Fat18.6 g93%
Salt0.9 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein19.2 g38%
Carbohydrates27.9 g11%
Salt0.9 gRow 7 - Cell 2

These delicious scrambled egg muffins make for a decadent weekend brunch treat.

Our scrambled eggs muffins recipe gives you light, fluffy and flavoursome eggs alongside another British classic. English muffins, which comes from the French word moufflet meaning soft bread - were popular in the 18th and 19th centuries when muffin men would walk the streets of England carrying trays of muffins to sell to hungry customers. We've showcased them best here by toasting and slathering with butter, before topping with the eggs. We recommend serving with smoked salmon for an extra touch of indulgence.


  • 4 medium eggs
  • 4tbsp double cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 25g butter
  • 2 muffins halved and toasted
  • 2tbsp freshly chopped flat leaf parsley or mint




  1. Beat together the eggs and double cream with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Melt the butter in a small non-stick pan and, when foaming, add the egg mix. Cook over a gentle heat, stirring until scrambled according to preference.
  2. Pop the hot toasted muffins onto warm plates, top with scrambled eggs and serve at once with chopped parsley to garnish (if wished).

Top tips for making scrambled egg muffins

For a healthier version of this recipe, swap the cream for semi-skimmed milk when making your eggs. And be sure to give them a good whisk before adding to the pan, so they're extra light and fluffy.

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Jessica Dady
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Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies