A horizontal composition of a variation of the typical eggs benedict in which bacon is replaced by trout or salmon, served with the usual poached egg and bechamel sauce, all served on a toasted English muffin.

Family-Style Eggs Benedict

Make breakfast-for-dinner fancy for a family Valentine’s Day celebration.

Wendy Paul shares how to dress up this dish to feed the whole crew.

Find more of Wendy’s recipes on Instagran, @reasonstobake, or on her website, www.wendypaulcreations.com.


Muffin Tin Eggs


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

6 or 12 eggs

Prepare your muffin tin. Spray with nonstick spray. Place 1 tbsp. water into each space. Then place one egg inside.  (If your pan is older, also add 1 tsp. vinegar to the water before placing the egg inside. This will help the egg to congeal or solidify while baking.

Bake 13-15 minutes. The yolk will be soft, but the white will be cooked through and solid. Remove from the oven and gently lift out of the pan with a slotted spoon.  Sprinkle with Kosher salt and pepper before serving.

Serve immediately.


Blender Hollandaise Sauce


  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 10 tbsp. salted butter (if using unsalted butter, then add a pinch of salt to the sauce)


Melt the butter gently, as not to separate the moisture out. Set aside to cool slightly.

Meanwhile in a blender, blend the eggs, cayenne, and lemon juice. Blend only until light and fluffy. Then while the blender is going, slowly add the butter. Blend for 1 minute. Use within an hour to avoid separation of the sauce.


California Eggs Benedict


  • English Muffins
  • Muffin Tin Eggs
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Avocado
  • Canadian Bacon or Black Forest Ham or Bacon
  • Blender Hollandaise Sauce


Mediterranean Eggs Benedict


  • 2 cups Arugula
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes diced
  • Thinly sliced red onion
  • Focaccia or Sourdough bread toasted
  • Muffin Tin Eggs
  • Blender Hollandaise Sauce


Fancy Eggs Benedict


  • English Muffins
  • Muffin Tin Eggs
  • Blender Hollandaise Sauce
  • Smoked salmon
  • Thinly sliced red onion
  • Capers
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil


Family Eggs Benedict Bar


  • Grated cheese
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Bacon crumbles
  • Green onions
  • Roasted garlic potatoes
  • Asparagus
  • Spinach
  • Roasted sweet potatoes
  • Muffin Tin Eggs
  • English Muffins, Sourdough bread or Focaccia rolls
  • Blender Hollandaise Sauce


For all recipes, start with your base. Then layer the bread, meat, egg, sauce and then toppings of your choice or what the recipe calls for.


  • How come I can’t access the eggs Benedict in a muffin tin recipe? Great segment, but I can’t remember what temp, how much water to add or how long to cook them.