Southeast Dairy Association - egg and cheese breakfast cups

Egg and Cheese Breakfast Cups

Enjoy a low-lactose breakfast cup filled with sausage or ham and topped with Cheddar cheese.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 6


  • 3 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup lactose-free milk
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 6 slices whole-wheat bread, crusts removed such as Pepperidge Farms
  • 1/4 cup chopped cooked ham, bacon or sausage
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar or pepper-jack cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Spray six muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • Mix eggs, milk and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Press one slice of bread into each muffin cup, making a cup shape with bread.
  • Pour egg mixture evenly into bread cups; top with ham, bacon or sausage.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until eggs are cooked and not runny. Remove from oven and turn oven off. Top evenly with cheese and let stand in oven 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven and let cool at least 5 minutes.
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