Easy Egg Muffins for Breakfast


Egg Muffins are a fantastic breakfast choice for kids, combining nutrition and taste in a fun, easy-to-eat format. These muffins can be filled with a variety of ingredients, making them customizable to your child's liking. They're not only delicious but also a great way to start the day with a protein-packed meal.

Easy Egg Muffins for Breakfast

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25-30 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 12 muffins
  • Serving Size: 1-2 muffins per child


  • Eggs, 6 large
  • Milk, 60 ml (2 ounces)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Mixed vegetables (like bell peppers, spinach, and tomatoes), chopped, 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Shredded cheese (like cheddar or mozzarella), 50 grams (1.75 ounces)
  • Optional: Cooked bacon or ham, chopped, 50 grams (1.75 ounces)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat Oven & Prepare Muffin Tin: Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Grease a 12-cup muffin tin or line with muffin cups.
  2. Whisk Eggs and Milk: In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add Fillings: Stir in the chopped vegetables and shredded cheese into the egg mixture. Add cooked bacon or ham if using.
  4. Fill Muffin Cups: Evenly divide the mixture among the muffin cups.
  5. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the muffins are set and lightly golden on top.
  6. Serve: Let the egg muffins cool for a few minutes before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Variety of Fillings: Experiment with different vegetables and proteins.
  • Don't Overfill: Fill the muffin cups about 3/4 full to avoid spilling over.
  • Kid-Friendly Sizes: These muffins are perfectly sized for little hands.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I make these muffins ahead of time? Yes, they can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 4 days.
  • Are these muffins freezable? Absolutely! Freeze them in an airtight container and reheat in the microwave.
  • Can I use non-dairy milk? Yes, any milk, including non-dairy varieties, will work.