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English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich with Sausage, Egg and Cheese

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In this post I am sharing how to make English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches at home that are just like your favorites from your local golden arches drive-thru. Sorry Mickey D’s but mine is better.
 
Breakfast Sandwiches are great for on the go and so delicious! An English muffin breakfast sandwich can be made with your favorite fillings. Mine happens to be sausage, egg and cheese. Classic, right?
 
I used to simply fry an egg for this sammy but with all of the staying home in 2020 I perfected my copycat egg for these easy  sandwiches. Seriously, it is almost just like the McDonald’s “white egg” except easier to make.
 
It only takes a few minutes to make these homemade copycat egg Mcmuffin sandwiches fresh. If you prefer they could be made ahead and stored in the freezer to be re-heated in the oven when needed. 
 

English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

Baked Egg for English Muffin Sandwich

The baking pan is the secret to the perfect eggs for this on the go breakfast. I’ll leave a link to this pan in the recipe card if you’re in the market for one.

It’s the Wilton “muffin top” baking pan. I get the oven heating up and spray the pan with non-stick cooking spray then crack an egg into each section. This tip seems to help a lot…use a knife to break the side of the egg yolk.

It makes a difference in the cooking so just trust me on that part.

You can make as little one egg or a whole pan full depending on how many breakfast sandwiches you need.

On the Go Breakfast

Two eggs in a skillet

While the eggs bake in the oven. I fry my sausage in a skillet and have those English muffins toasting up nicely in the toaster.

This really is one of the easiest morning recipes that you can make.

I love that you can use your favorite brand of sausage that is probably a lot more flavorful than what they use in the fast food places.

Other great options would be Canadian Bacon, Ham, Bacon or Livermush along with your egg and favorite cheese.

After I have fully cooked the breakfast sausage, I remove it from the pan and place it on a slice of cheese on the toasted English muffin.

Next, I take the eggs out of the oven and they are nearly cooked through except for a little bit on top and I use a spatula to flip them into the warm skillet for about a minute and it finishes setting the top side of that egg.

Now it is perfect! Season with a bit of salt and pepper and place on your breakfast sandwich. Put the top on and enjoy!

English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich with Sausage, Egg and Cheese
Yield: 2 Breakfast Sandwiches

English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich with Sausage, Egg and Cheese

Easy on the go breakfast sandwiches that are homemade but just like your favorite golden arches breakfast.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Fresh Eggs
  • 2 English Muffins
  • 2 Slices of Breakfast Sausage ( or breakfast meat of choice )
  • 2 Slices of American Cheese (or preferred cheese)
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Spray 2 sections of a "muffin top" baking pan then crack a fresh egg into the sections. Use a knife to pierce the side of the yolk then place into the oven.
  3. Heat a small skillet over medium and cook the breakfast sausage patties until brown.
  4. While the sausage and eggs cook; toast the English muffins in a toaster; place on a plate and add a slice of cheese to the bottom half.
  5. Place a cooked sausage patty on the cheese slice.
  6. Remove the eggs from the oven and gently remove them with a spatula. Place into the warm skillet, if needed, for a minute to finish setting the top. Place on the sausage patty and add the top of the English muffin. Allow to cook for a moment or two and enjoy!

Notes

You can use whatever breakfast meats and cheese slices that your prefer.

Make as few as one sandwich or a tray full depending on amount needed.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 343Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 221mgSodium: 632mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 18g

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Carlee
    August 13, 2020 at 7:46 am

    That looks like a perfect way to start the day! It’ll definitely keep you going until lunch.

  • Reply
    Miz Helen
    August 22, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    Your awesome recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday,498! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us and hope to see you again soon!
    Miz Helen

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