The Perfect Eggs Benedict Brunch



The Perfect Eggs Benedict Brunch

If you’re looking to elevate your brunch game, The Perfect Eggs Benedict Brunch is the ultimate choice. This classic brunch dish combines perfectly poached eggs, savory Canadian bacon, and creamy hollandaise sauce, all served on a toasted English muffin. It’s a culinary masterpiece that will impress your guests and satisfy your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 slices of Canadian bacon
  • 2 English muffins, split and toasted
  • For the Hollandaise Sauce:
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Salt and cayenne pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Fill a large saucepan with water and bring it to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  2. While the water is heating, prepare the Hollandaise sauce. In a heatproof bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and lemon juice.
  3. Place the bowl over a pot of simmering water (double boiler) and whisk constantly until the mixture thickens, about 5 minutes.
  4. Gradually drizzle in the melted butter while continuing to whisk until the sauce is smooth and creamy. Season with salt and cayenne pepper. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  5. For the poached eggs, crack each egg into a small bowl. Create a gentle whirlpool in the simmering water by stirring it with a spoon, and carefully slide each egg into the swirling water. Poach for about 3-4 minutes for runny yolks or longer if desired.
  6. While the eggs are poaching, heat a skillet over medium-high heat and cook the Canadian bacon slices until they are slightly crispy.
  7. To assemble, place a toasted English muffin half on each plate, top with a slice of Canadian bacon, a poached egg, and a generous spoonful of Hollandaise sauce.
  8. Serve immediately, garnished with chopped fresh parsley or chives if desired.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

The Perfect Eggs Benedict Brunch is a delightful brunch dish that combines perfectly poached eggs, Canadian bacon, and creamy Hollandaise sauce on toasted English muffins.

Nutrition: Calories 485 | Fat 38g | Carbs 19g | Protein 15g

Make your next brunch memorable with The Perfect Eggs Benedict Brunch. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a weekend treat, this recipe will leave everyone craving for more. The combination of rich, velvety Hollandaise sauce and perfectly poached eggs will make your taste buds dance with joy. So, don’t wait any longer—try it out and enjoy the perfect brunch experience!

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