Banting Breakfast Egg Muffins & {WIN} With Food Lover’s Market

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Breakfast’s as a banter can be fairly limited. There’s only so many times you can eat boiled eggs, fried eggs, scrambled eggs and bacon. Obviously commercial breakfast serials or a good old slice of Marmite toast is simply not going to cut it. So breakfast egg muffins are a staple in our house because they can be prepared ahead of time and popped into the microwave for a couple of seconds and hey, presto, you have a delicious, healthy, sugar free and satisfying breakfast in seconds.

BUT….

They can be an SOB to make. It’s taken  me a while, searching through thousands of recipes online and trial and error to perfect a recipe that works for us. I saw a few of you commented that you struggle to get them out of the muffin pan after baking and I had the same issue, they would either always get stuck, or break when I tried to remove them.

After much trial and error, I’ve found the perfect hack!

The secret is in adding something to the egg mixture to give it a bit more substance and firmness during baking. And this was such an easy recipe, I even created a YouTube Video to show you how to do it! 

Check this out:

 

These were delicious, tasty and they kept well in the fridge overnight so we could enjoy them over a few days. 

Here is a printable version of the recipe:

Breakfast Egg Muffins
Yields 12
A delicious, satisfying, high fat, low carb breakfast!
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
96 calories
2 g
106 g
7 g
7 g
3 g
74 g
133 g
1 g
0 g
3 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
74g
Yields
12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 96
Calories from Fat 61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g
11%
Saturated Fat 3g
17%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 106mg
35%
Sodium 133mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates 2g
1%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A
58%
Vitamin C
14%
Calcium
11%
Iron
7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. Butter
  2. 6 x Eggs
  3. 1 Cup Marscapone Cheese
  4. Packet of Bacon
  5. 1 Onion Chopped
  6. 1 Packet of washed baby spinach
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. 2. Grease a muffin pan using butter.
  3. 3. Rinse and chop your favourite bits (I used onions, bacon & spinach)
  4. 4. In frying pan, sauté your favourite bits until cooked and slightly browned. Once cooked, set aside.
  5. 5. In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs on high speed with salt & pepper, add the marscapone cheese and blend well.
  6. 6. Fill bottom of muffin pan about 2cm with your sautéed bits and pouring egg mixture over this until muffin pan just under full.
  7. 7. Place in oven and cook for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. 8. Allow to cool
  9. 9. Once cooled, slide a flat butter knife around the edges to loosen the sides and remove from the pan.
  10. 10. Enjoy!
Notes
  1. These are delicious served straight out of the oven but they also keep well in an airtight container in the fridge and heated for 30 seconds the following day.
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calories
96
fat
7g
protein
7g
carbs
2g
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Adapted from The Banting Blondes
The Blessed Barrenness https://www.theblessedbarrenness.co.za/

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