Eggs in a Cloud

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: dairy-free, eggs, gluten-free, vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: The Petite Cook
These fluffy and light Eggs In a Cloud make an impressive, yet simple, breakfast/brunch/light lunch in less than 15 minutes - Plus, they're loaded with protein and are naturally gluten-free and meat-free!
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Ingredients

  • 4 large free-range eggs
  • 2 tbsp chives finely chopped
  • 3 rashers Quorn vegetarian bacon finely chopped
  • a generous pinch of sea salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 220C / 450F, and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Carefully separate the egg whites from the yolk, making sure not to break the yolks.
  • Add the egg whites and a pinch of salt in a stand mixer with a whisk attachment, and whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently mix in the chives and bacon bits.
  • Spoon the egg whites mixture into even little clouds over your prepared baking tray.
  • Arrange the baking tray the middle rack of your oven, and bake the egg whites for 3 minutes.
  • Gently place 1 egg yolk on top of each cloud, and bake for a further 3 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve immediately, with freshly cracked black pepper on top.