Cloud Eggs

Why try? Cloud eggs are a protein-packed breakfast that can add some fun to your average morning or some “wow” to your Sunday brunch.

Erika Gruszewski

Erika is a Syracuse native who lives in Rochester with her husband and daughter. She loves craft breweries, wooded parks and soft shirts. Erika is a health research analyst with Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.
Erika Gruszewski
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Cloud Eggs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Separate eggs yolks from whites. Place the whites into one large bowl and the yolks in 4 separate bowls (one bowl for each yolk)
  3. Whisk the whites until fluffy (tip: using an immersion blender or hand mixer would speed up this part)
  4. Carefully fold in cheese or other additions (see Variations)
  5. Spoon 4 mounds of whipped egg whites onto pan. Make a deep well in center of each using the back of a spoon
  6. Bake whites for 3 minutes
  7. Add one yolk to each, season with salt and pepper or other additions (see Variations)
  8. Return to oven and bake 3-5 minutes, until yolks set to your liking.
Variation: Bacon Cheddar Chive
  1. Swap parmesan for ¼ cup cheddar cheese (step 4). Add 3 strips of bacon (crumbled) and cheese to whites (step 7). Top cooked egg with 2 tbsp. chopped chives.
Variation: Salsa Cilantro
  1. Swap parmesan for ¼ cup Monterey Jack cheese (step 4). Fold cheese into whites. Top cooked egg with ¼ cup of salsa and 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro.
Variation: Ham and Swiss
  1. Swap parmesan for ¼ cup Swiss cheese (step 4). Add ¼ lb. deli ham, chopped, and cheese to whites (step 7). Top cooked egg with 2 tbsp. fresh dill.

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