Eggs Benedict Recipe

Eggs Benedict is a popular breakfast or brunch dish that originated in the U.S.A. It consists of muffin or sandwich slices topped with bacon and poached egg. To complete the assembly, a flavorful Hollandaise sauce is drizzled on top.


• 2 English muffins (split)
• 4 eggs
• 4 slices Canadian bacon
• 1 tbsp unsalted butter
• 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar

For Hollandaise Sauce:
• 2 egg yolks
• 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
• 1/3 cup unsalted butter (melted)
• Salt to taste
• Pinch of cayenne pepper


This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Serves 2-4.

For Hollandaise Sauce:
Set a saucepan over low heat.
Fill it water about 1 inch.
Brint it to a simmer.

In a mixing glass bowl (one that can fit on top of the saucepan), add 2 egg yolks.
Add lemon juice.
Whisk for 2-3 minutes or until color becomes pale.
Place the mixing glass bowl on top of the saucepan with simmering water in it.
Continue to whisk the egg mixture.
Gradually add the melted unsalted butter.
Whisk until the mixture thickens.
Remove the bowl from the saucepan.
Season with salt and cayenne pepper, then stir.
Set aside.

For Poached Eggs:
Set a 12-inch skillet with high sides over low heat.
Fill with water and add vinegar.
Bring to a slow boil.
Crack open 3 eggs in separate small bowls.
Drop each one in the slow boiling water.
Let it cook for 3 minutes each.
Scoop the poached eggs.
Set aside.

For other ingredients:
Set a skillet over medium heat.
Melt butter.
Toast the English muffin slices.
Transfer to a plate.
Place the bacon into the same skillet.
Let it cook for a few minutes on each side or until color changes.
Transfer to a plate.
Set aside.

Place a slice of English muffin on a plate.
Put a slice of bacon on top of it.
Place the poached egg on top of the bacon.
Top it off with Hollandaise sauce.
Repeat process to other English muffin slices.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can add hot sauce or other spices as garnishing.

If your Hollandaise sauce is not thick enough, then you can add a small amount of hot simmering water to reach desired consistency.

Eggs Benedict Recipe
Images –

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *