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Donut Pan Egg Sandwiches


17 min

Donut Pan Egg Sandwiches

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17 min


6 persons




4.00 rating-star (1)


Author: Victoria Bailey
Breakfast sandwiches have never been easier than with this simple trick. Use your donut pan to create fluffy, stuffed omelet rings perfect for a toasty bagel (or biscuit) sandwich. The whole dish comes together in the oven, so you won't have to spend the morning standing over the stove top. Customize with your favorite breakfast meats, cheeses, veggies, or toppings.


  • eggs: 10 piece
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste: 0 piece
  • cooked breakfast sausage: 6 ounces
  • fresh chives, chopped: 3 Tbsp
  • mini bagels: 6 piece
  • Cheddar cheese: 6 slices
  • Sriracha sauce or hot sauce (optional): 0 piece

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Stages of cooking

  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease a 6-cavity donut pan with cooking spray.
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  2. Whisk eggs in a large bowl until consistent and no egg whites are visible. Whisk in salt and pepper. Pour eggs into the donut pan, dividing evenly amongst the 6 cavities.
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  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the egg rounds are set and puffed up, 10 to 12 minutes.
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  4. While cooking, split the bagels and place on a lined baking sheet. Top one half of each bagel with cheese. Bake until golden brown and the cheese is melted, 4 to 5 minutes.
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  5. Run a knife along the edge of the donut pan to remove the egg rounds, then place one on each bagel half. Top with hot sauce, if desired. Serve immediately.
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History of the Donut Pan Egg Sandwiches:

Donuts and eggs have been breakfast staples for years, but the combination of the two is a relatively new concept. The idea of making egg rounds in a donut pan first gained popularity in the early 2010s as a creative way to serve breakfast sandwiches. Since then, the trend has caught on and became a go-to option for those looking for a convenient and flavorful breakfast.

Tips and Tricks for Donut Pan Egg Sandwiches Recipe:

The key to making perfect donut pan egg sandwiches is to whisk the eggs thoroughly before pouring them into the pan. Make sure you divide the eggs evenly amongst the cavities to ensure that they cook evenly. You can use any breakfast meats, veggies, and cheeses that you prefer, so feel free to mix and match.

If you want to reduce the calories and fat in this recipe without sacrificing flavor, consider using turkey bacon or sausage and reduced-fat cheese. For a vegetarian option, you can use mushrooms, spinach, or tofu as a protein source. Add some herbs or spices for extra flavor.

Tips for presenting the dish:

These donut pan egg sandwiches are visually appealing and easy to serve. You can arrange them on a platter for a brunch or breakfast buffet, or individually plate them for a more formal breakfast. To add some color and texture, garnish the sandwiches with fresh herbs, sliced avocado, or diced tomatoes. Serve them with some fresh fruit, yogurt, or coffee to complete your breakfast spread.

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