Muffin Pan Poached Eggs

Poaching eggs in a muffin pan in the oven makes poaching eggs for a crowd a snap.

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
5 min


  • 1 tbsp ( 15 mL ) water
  • 12 eggs
  • ¼ tsp ( 1.25 mL ) salt
  • ¼ tsp ( 1.25 mL ) pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Add 1 tbsp (15 mL) water to each cup in 12-cup muffin pan. One at a time, crack eggs into each cup. Season eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Bake until egg whites are set and yolks are still runny, about 9 minutes. Let stand for 1 or 2 minutes. Scoop out with slotted spoon, gently patting dry with paper towel.


Add a pinch of smoked paprika to each egg for extra flavour.