Classic eggs benedict

Classic eggs benedict



  • 2
    english muffins (halved & toasted)
  • 4
    eggs (poached or soft-boiled)
  • 4 slices ham (good quality)
  • Hollandaise sauce:
  • 2
    cold water
  • 2
    lemon juice
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 250
    melted butter (hot)
Servings: Change Serving


First make the sauce :
1) Whisk all the ingredients for the sauce except the butter together
2) Pour the hot butter in a thin stream into the mixture while whisking constantly. Note: if the sauce is not thick enough it is probably because the butter was not hot enough. You can put the bowl over a pot of simmering water and continue whisking until it thickens.

Then layer:

1) 1/2 toasted muffin
2) Slice of ham
3) Poached/soft boiled egg
4) Hollandaise sauce


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