Caramelized Eggs Cooked in Heavy Cream

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These eggs are cooked in a nontraditional way, involving a combination of steaming and frying. When you cook your eggs in cream, the liquid quickly boils off, leaving you with butter fat to fry the egg in and caramelized butter solids that add a new flavor dimension to the eggs. It's a great way to use left over heavy cream!
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
3 mins
Serves
2 eggs
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
3 mins
Serves
2 eggs
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • salt
RECOMMENDED KITCHEN EQUIPMENT FOR THIS RECIPE
INSTRUCTIONS
 
  • Add cream to cold pan. Crack the two eggs into the cold cream, and season the eggs and cream with salt.
  • Heat over medium high. The cream will boil and eventually the butter solids will caramelize.
  • Flip the egg when the butter solids are caramelized. Cook for 30 more seconds and then transfer to a plate.
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • salt
RECOMMENDED KITCHEN EQUIPMENT
Best Spatula

best spatula for flipping eggs

OXO Good Grips Large Silicone Flexible Turner
Silicone bonded to flexible stainless steel. Makes it sturdy enough to get under eggs, but still nonstick cookware safe.
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Best Nonstick Frying Pan for Eggs
best nonstick skillet for eggs

Anolon Nouvelle Copper Hard Anodized Nonstick Frying Pan Set – 8.5 Inch and 10 Inch
These are the best nonstick skillets for eggs. The thermal conductivity of copper and aluminum, along with a stainless steel base that works on induction stovetops. Get these for the best heat distribution you can find in nonstick cookware.
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INSTRUCTIONS
 
  • Add cream to cold pan. Crack the two eggs into the cold cream, and season the eggs and cream with salt.
  • Heat over medium high. The cream will boil and eventually the butter solids will caramelize.
  • Flip the egg when the butter solids are caramelized. Cook for 30 more seconds and then transfer to a plate.

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