Baked dippy eggs

Prep: 15 mins - 20 mins Cook: 20 mins


Makes 4
This fun, easy recipe has been specially created for children aged 3-6 - so they can make you breakfast

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal304
  • fat17g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre2g
  • protein17g
  • salt1.49g
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  • 1 large slice of ham
  • 8 small spinach leaves



    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 4 eggs



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 1 matchbox-size piece of cheese
  • 4 slices of bread, toasted, buttered and cut into dippers to eat with them


  1. Ask a grown-up helper to switch the oven on to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Put 4 ramekins in front of you. Cut the ham and spinach into strips with your scissors. Put some in each ramekin.

  2. Squash the cherry tomatoes into a bowl using your fingers. Spoon 2 tomatoes and some juices into each ramekin.

  3. Break an egg into a bowl. Scoop out any pieces of shell with a spoon, then tip the egg carefully into the ramekin. Do the same with the other 3 eggs.

  4. Grate the cheese and sprinkle some on top of each egg. Ask a grown-up helper to put them in the oven on an oven tray for 15-18 minutes or until the egg white has set.

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Comments (12)

rhiannaphoenix1975's picture

I adapted this for my two girls as they wanted something different for supper but had no ramekins so used pie dishes instead and added mushrooms and onions they loved it, as did i, a new family fave and so easy to do. They both wanted more so might have to use a roasting tin next time. lol. Definately will use it when doing breakfast for lots of people as its scoopable a great quick and easy supper or breakfast.

carolcarter129's picture

My 5 year-old daughter loved making these so achieved it's purpose as a recipe. I'm left with the feeling however that making an omelette with the same ingredients would be quicker, easier, tastier and create less washing up.

rhiannaphoenix1975's picture

can't dip an omlette. love eggs sunny side up new family fave.

mikeylfc's picture

Didn't have tomatoes so used salsa. Pretty nice. Yolks weren't runny though.

andycrofts's picture

Loved the bit "Scoop out any pieces of shell with a spoon"!
My son (10) could crack and open an egg in each hand on the edge of the table/pan/whatever simultaneously, without any shell in the mix!
Got it from me, I guess....

lemon_farmer's picture

Separate the yolks and drop in 3 mins before the end with some pepper - they stay runny :)

shelby1's picture

My Son cooked these scrummy eggs for my mothers day breakfast they were very tasty and enjoyed making them.

Simple and delicious !

aspiringamateurchef's picture

Eggs Florentine with Ham and Tomatoes good idea.

purplecoyote's picture

Me and my 8 year old son think these are great! He was able to do everything except the oven bit so he was so proud. I think the spinach and ham go so well together, I demolished mine and I'm not a breakfast person! Definitely a keeper...

elenispoors's picture

My 8 year old son loves making these for our breakfast at the weekends!!

Very tasty

chloe200595's picture

Looks Good, Even For Older Children Who Like Boiled Eggs, But Can Never Seem To Get Them Runny In The Middle!

lauryn799's picture

my 5 year olds is addicted to these eggs great way to sneek in some spinach she thinks thats the best part .

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