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Cloud Eggs

Updated: Jul 7, 2023

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 11 mins

Servings: 4


  • Chew's Cage-Free Eggs x 4

  • Grated cheese (Gruyere, Swiss or Parmigiano Reggiano), 50g

  • Sliced brioche or wholemeal toast x 4

  • Sea salt + black pepper, to taste

Accompaniments (optional)

  • Sliced or smashed avocado

  • Baby spinach leaves

  • Finely sliced chives or spring onions


1. Preheat oven to 230°C.

2. Separate egg whites and yolks.

3. Beat egg whites in a clean, large mixing bowl with an electric whisk until stiff peaks form.

4. Gently fold grated cheese into fluffy egg whites.

5. Grease or line a baking pan, and mound egg white mixture into four "nests", using the back of a spoon to make indents in the centres.

6. Bake on middle shelf for 6-8 minutes until set and turning light golden-brown.

7. Retrieve pan and carefully tip yolks into "nests", and return to oven for 3 minutes till yolks just set.

8. Serve on bread, with accompaniments of choice


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