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Shirred Eggs

Shirred eggs is another name for baked eggs with a creamy, custardy yolk. They are easy to prepare and a great addition to breakfast or brunch.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Keyword: baked eggs, shirred eggs
Servings: 4
Calories: 107kcal
Author: Kelsey Crist


  • 4 oven-safe ramekins



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease each ramekin with butter and crack one egg into each ramekin.
    Four ramekins with an egg cracked in each one
  • Top each egg with 1 teaspoon of heavy cream, 1/2 teaspoon of chives, 1/2 teaspoon of cheese, salt and pepper.
    Four ramekins with an egg cracked in each one and heavy cream, chives, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper on top
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, until the whites are set, but the yolks are still wobbly. Check them at the 12 minute mark and if the whites are still clear in any spots, keep cooking. Serve on toast, if desired.
    Shirred Eggs in a ramekin with toast next to it


Nutrition facts do not include toast. 


Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 175mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 2061IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg