Perfect scrambled eggs

Perfect scrambled eggs

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(37 ratings)

Takes 15-20 minutes


Easily doubled
Learn how to make perfect scrambled eggs time after time with Bill Granger's recipe

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving (with milk)

  • kcal254
  • fat19g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein18g
  • salt0.6g
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  • 2 large free range eggs



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

  • 6 tbsp single cream or full cream milk
  • a knob of butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…


  1. Lightly whisk the eggs, cream and a pinch of salt together until all the ingredients are just combined and the mixture has one consistency.

  2. Heat a small non-stick frying pan for a minute or so, then add the butter and let it melt. Don’t allow the butter to brown or it will discolour the eggs. Pour in the egg mixture and let it sit, without stirring, for 20 seconds. Stir with a wooden spoon, lifting and folding it over from the bottom of the pan. Let it sit for another 10 seconds then stir and fold again.

  3. Repeat until the eggs are softly set and slightly runny in places, then remove from the heat and leave for a few seconds to finish cooking. Give a final stir and serve the velvety scramble without delay.

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10th Nov, 2013
This recipe doesn't specify how many it serves (at least on the mobile version). Please include the number of servings in your recipes, for enhanced popularity and respect.
Bob Dale
11th Jan, 2014
I agree. And scrambled eggs tastes best when you not whisk eggs before. You should whisk the eggs in the pan with some butter.
10th Nov, 2015
It's all down to preference Bob Dale. I like them better whisked first. 2 eggs will serve 1-2 people.
18th Nov, 2013
As the recipe calls for 2 eggs I would suggest that this makes a single serving.
6th Jul, 2013
Absolutely lovely scrambled eggs with amazing texture, the first thing I ever cook and it's amazing! Thank you so much
26th May, 2013
This was a brilliat recipe. I have made my own website which has a variety of scrambled egg recipes for you to explore
13th Apr, 2013
Just made these - will never use the slow pan recipe again! Soft, creamy and delicious.
31st Mar, 2013
Never thought how easy they were to make, totally loved this quick, easy and tasty recipe
28th Mar, 2013
Treated myself by adding 60g smoked salmon trimmings. Leave out any extra salt but otherwise do exactly as recipe. Delicious.
28th Feb, 2013
Whats the appropriate temperature?


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