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Baked Eggs with Rashers & Bangers

These baked eggs get their inspiration from a traditional style Irish breakfast with rashers, bangers and eggs.

Baked Eggs with Rashers & Bangers

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serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 slice extra-thick cut bacon
  • 4 irish style bangers
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 8 large eggs (or more to taste)
  • salt and pepper, as needed
  • 4 slice toast, or more as needed
  • 4 tablespoon irish style cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter, plus more for ramekins

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F with rack in middle.

Butter the bottoms and sides of four 8 to 10 oz ramekins.

In a medium sized nonstick sauté pan, cook bacon slices over moderate heat until they are crisped. Move the bacon to a paper towel lined plate to drain.

Meanwhile pour off and discard all but 1 tablespoon of the rendered bacon fat. To the sauté pan, add the rashers and cook until well browned on all sides. Add ¼‑cup water to the sauté pan, lower the heat to a simmer and cook, covered until cooked through, about 20 minutes.

Move the bangers to a cutting board and cut into ½‑inch dice. Break the bacon into bite sized pieces. Mix the meats together well. Divide the meat mixture among the four ramekins. Spoon 1 tablespoon of heavy cream into each serving. Crack 2 or 3 eggs into each ramekin and season lightly with salt and pepper. Cut the 2 tablespoons of butter into 12 small pieces and dot the top of each ramekin with 3 pieces of butter. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon each cheddar cheese.

Put ramekins on a baking sheet and bake, rotating pan halfway through, until whites are just set but yolks are still runny, 15 to 20 minutes. Serve warm with toast.