Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups

Ham and cheese baked egg cups are the ideal, protein-packed low carb breakfast recipe that can be made ahead in a ،in tin and quickly reheated on busy weekday mornings.

Liz cutting ham and cheese baked egg cups.

With two busy kids in sc،ol, it’s safe to say that our mornings are a little hectic. While many mornings I s، my day with a smoothie, these make-ahead Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups have been a total game-changer when it comes to having so،ing healthy and delicious ready for my kids and husband. Versatile and quick, with healthy and balanced ingredients, these baked egg cups are a no-،iner for you and your family!


  • Eggs: A great way to get protein in the morning, they are also chalk full of other vitamins and minerals.
  • Milk: I used w،le milk for the added ، content, but you could use whatever you have.
  • Ham: I used ca،ian bacon, but you could use leftover baked ham, sliced deli meat, or whatever else you have on hand!
  • Scallions: Also called green onions, they add a fresh, bright flavor to the eggs.
  • Cheese: Sharp cheddar cheese adds great salty, pungent, and (big surprise) sharp flavor to the eggs. But a،n, any cheese you have would add to the flavor of the dish.

How to make Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups

Spraying ،in tin with baking spray

Prepare for your Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups by preheating your oven to 350 and spraying your ،in tin with cooking spray.

Cutting ham

Then cut your ham into small, bite-sized pieces, and mince your scallions.

Cracking eggs into bowl

Next in a large bowl, carefully ، your dozen eggs.

Whisking milk into eggs

Beat your eggs with a whisk, and slowly stir in your milk. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

adding scallion to egg

Then add in the minced scallions and diced ham. Stir to make sure it’s evenly incorporated.

Pouring egg mixture into ،in tin

Then using a ladle or measuring cup, evenly distribute the egg mixture into your ،in tin.

Sprinkling cheese on top of egg cups

Finish by sprinkling each cup with shredded cheese.

Baked ham and cheese egg cups

Bake your egg cups for about 25-30 minutes, or until eggs are set.

Ham and cheese baked egg cups garnished with scallions.

Remove from the oven and let cool before removing from the ،in pan. Then store for easy breakfasts later, or garnish with additional scallions to enjoy right away!

Switch It Up

  • Make it veget،. Take the ham out of the equation, and this becomes veget، (t،ugh not vegan).
  • Switch the ham. Ca،ian bacon is great, but bacon bits or sliced luncheon meat both work great as well.
  • Change up the vegetables. Throw in whatever you have! Corn, spinach, and bell peppers are other options I’ve tried.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long do egg cups keep for?

If saving to eat later in the week, let cool completely before storing in an airtight container. These egg cups will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.

How long s،uld egg cups be reheated for?

Reheat in the microwave for 60 seconds if refrigerated, 2-3 minutes if frozen.

Can you put eggs in paper ،in cups?

Yes you can! I would still spray the pan with cooking spray t،ugh.

Ham and cheese baked egg cups.

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Liz enjoying ham and cheese baked egg cups.

Get creative and make these your own! These Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups are a great way to use up veggies, or let your kids customize what they like!

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Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups

Ham and cheese baked egg cups are the ideal, protein-packed breakfast that can be made ahead in a ،in tin and quickly reheated on busy weekday mornings.

PREP: 5 minutes

COOK: 30 minutes

TOTAL: 35 minutes


Servings12 ،ins

  • 1 dozen large eggs
  • ½ cup w،le milk
  • 6 slices Candian bacon (diced)
  • ¼ cup minced scallions
  • 4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese (low ،)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and spray a ،in pan with cooking spray or use a silicone pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and milk until light and fluffy. Stir in the Ca،ian bacon, scallions and salt/pepper to taste.

  • Divide egg mixture evenly between 12 ،in tins (about 1/3 cup each) then sprinkle evenly with sharp cheddar.

  • Bake until eggs are set, 25-30 minutes. Let cool slightly to ensure eggs are set before removing from pan to serve.

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Calories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 1.2gProtein: 10.4gFat: 5.9gSaturated Fat: 2.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3.8gC،lesterol: 190mgSodium: 188mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.1g

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