Eggs Benny Casserole

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Eggs Benedict may be my very favorite dish of all time (jury’s still out). I just love the combination of a runny yolk, ham, hollandaise and a English muffin. But serving it to my whole family at once is a nightmare. And, yes, I have 1000% turned my husband and kids into Eggs Benny lovers too. So they all love it too, but it is so so so much work. Poaching a dozen eggs while making the hollandaise and having every one’s plate come out hot and ready….I’m not little caesers. So I have been racking my brain for ways to still enjoy all the elements without all the work. And Eggs Benny Casserole was born.

Eggs Benny Casserole

So you might be saying – where is the runny egg? Will the beauty of stacking the muffins and pouring the eggs over top is that you get half soft almost french toast style muffing and half crunchy muffin. So while it is not a classic eggs benedict – you still get all of the elements.

This was a whole lot of food for my family of six. But if you want it to go farther or you have all adults, you could add some hashbrowns, or country potatoes. You could also do some fresh fruit on the side.

Eggs Benny Casserole

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Eggs Benny Casserole

Want to make eggs benedict for a crowd? Here is the recipe for you!
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword casseroles, eggs, english muffins, Ham, hollandaise
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • Cooking Oil Spray
  • 10 English Muffins split
  • 20 slices Canadian Bacon
  • 12 Eggs divided
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 8 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400degF. Spray 9×9 baking dish with cooking oil.
  • Stack half english muffing alternating with slice of ham until dish is full.
  • Separate 6 eggs with yolks in one bowl (set aside)and white in another. Break remaining eggs into bowl with egg whites and add salt, pepper, garlic powder, and milk. Beat until mixed.
  • Pour beaten egg mixture over ham and muffin stacks. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Create double boiler with water in sauce pan and bowl (glass or metal) on top. Bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, add butter to top of double boiler. Once melted, whisk in lemon juice and cayenne pepper. Cook for 2 minutes, then whisk in egg yolks. Continue to whisk until fully incorporated. Cook for 3 minutes more, then whisk in heavy cream. Continue to whisk for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Serve 2-3 muffin/ham with egg piece and ladle hollandaise over top.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

14 thoughts on “Eggs Benny Casserole

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      I actually developed this recipe for this past Christmas morning! It was a big hit

  1. Laurie – Tennessee – Off Grid wife to dashingly handsome arborist! 💕 🌲 Home educating mom of three amazing fellows 🏃‍♂️ 🏃 🏃‍♂️ homeschool and homestead blogger 🏡 herb gardener 🌿 flower lover 🌻 , cat collector 🐈 , follower of Jesus ✝️, and happy wife 👩🏻‍🦰 ! Preparing our hearts and country home with simplicity. ❤️ Blogger at https://www.RidgeHavenHomestead.com
    Laurie says:

    Well that does look like enough for a crowd! Sometimes you have to just do what works! I’m sure your family appreciates your creativity!

    Blessings,
    Laurie
    Ridge Haven Homestead

  2. Irene – Southern Ontario, Canada – Mexican born with Japanese background living in Canada who loves science, cooking and gardening
    Irene says:

    I love Benedict eggs, and your method looks so easy-Sunday-morning friendly!

  3. Thanks so much for linking up at the Unlimited Link Party 66. Pinned!

  4. I love love love the simplicity and deliciousness of this! Thanks for sharing with us on the Homestead Blog Hop. Hope to see more this Wednesday 🙂

  5. Hi Estelle,
    I can’t wait to try your delicious Eggs benny Casserole, and it is featured on Full Plate Thursday, 572 this week. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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