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Cocotte Eggs


  • 2 Eggs

  • 2 teaspoons crumbled blue Cheese or smoked fish, a few truffle shavings or leaves of tarragon

  • 2 teaspoons crème fraiche

  • Salt & Pepper

  • 2 Pinches of chipped chives


  • 1.

    Heat the oven to 375FºF/190ºC.

  • 2.

    Into the bottom of each of two buttered ramekins put a spoonful of something nice (see suggestions above).

  • 3.

    Gently crack an egg in on top.

  • 4.

    Top with a spoonful of crème fraîche.

  • 5.

    Season with salt and pepper.

  • 6.

    Sprinkle over the chives.

  • 7.

    Set the ramekins in a baking dish and pour hot water in the dish to come half-way up the sides of the ramekins.

  • 8.

    Bake until cooked, but still jiggling, 5 to 7 minutes.

  • 9.

    Serve with buttered toast fingers for dipping.

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Posted by Pam36Report
So hungry after watching the egg program just had to cook this dish and put cooked bacon in ramekin -delicious! My egg needed 9 mins -perhaps as I only cooked one.
Posted by Rozanne88784Report
Fabulous - my kids love making this and putting in their favourite things like ham & cheese.
Posted by Charlie15Report
Looks like I have my breakfast for tomorrow!

I'll be back and tell you how I like it.