Begin your day right with our flavorful and easy Breakfast Ham, Egg, and Cheese Cups. A simple and satisfying delight.

Breakfast Ham, Egg and Cheese Cups Recipe

Why Ham & Egg Cups are Great for Breakfast

Start your morning on a savory note with our Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups Recipe. These delightful cups combine the wholesome goodness of ham and eggs in a convenient and flavorful package. Perfectly portioned and easy to make, they’re a fantastic addition to your breakfast or brunch menu. Whether you’re preparing a weekday morning meal or hosting a weekend get-together, these cups are a satisfying and protein-packed option that will please your taste buds and keep you fueled for the day ahead.

Super Easy Breakfast Recipe

I’ve mentioned before that this holiday season I’m trying out some new breakfast recipes to keep people out of my hair in the kitchen when I’m making the big meals. I’m hoping that if I can get the big meals made more easily, I’ll have more time to enjoy my guests. That is really what this time of year is all about, right?

For this breakfast cup recipe, I’m using ham lunch meat! And it’s delicious and SO EASY.

Breakfast Ham, Egg and Cheese Cups Recipe

Egg Muffin Cups Offer Better Portion Control

These Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups have an edge over a traditional breakfast egg muffin for a few reasons. Firstly, they offer a delightful presentation, as the ingredients are neatly nestled within a cup, making for an appealing visual and enjoyable eating experience. Secondly, they provide portion control, ensuring you get the perfect balance of ham, eggs, and any other toppings you desire in each bite.

Additionally, the cups are versatile, allowing you to customize them with various ingredients like cheese, vegetables, or spices to suit your preferences. Lastly, they are an excellent option for those who prefer their ham and eggs without the muffin, providing a gluten-free alternative. In summary, these Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups offer a visually pleasing, customizable, and versatile way to enjoy this classic breakfast combination, making them a delicious and convenient choice.

Breakfast Ham, Egg and Cheese Cups Recipe

Ingredients for Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups

Lunchmeat Ham or Other Ham of Choice: Lunchmeat ham is thin-sliced ham, similar to what you might use in sandwiches, that adds a savory flavor to your cups.

Shredded Cheddar Cheese: It’s finely grated cheese with a strong, tangy taste that melts beautifully, making your cups rich and cheesy.

Green Onion: These are fresh green onions with a mild onion flavor. They add a touch of freshness and a little zing to your cups.

Eggs: Eggs are a protein-packed ingredient that binds your cups together and gives them that classic egg taste.

Black Pepper: This is a common seasoning that adds a little heat and a burst of flavor to your cups.

Equipment for Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups


Breakfast Ham, Egg and Cheese Cups Recipe

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Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups Recipe

Breakfast Ham, Egg, and Cups Recipe

Begin your day right with our flavorful and easy Breakfast Ham, Egg, and Cheese Cups. A simple and satisfying delight.


  • 8 slices lunchmeat ham
  • 4 tbsp + 1 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray 8 muffin cups with cooking spray. 
  • Place 1 slice of ham into each muffin cup. Sprinkle 1/2 tbsp of cheese and around 1/2 tbsp green onions into each cup.
  • Crack one raw egg into each ham "cup." Sprinkle a bit of pepper onto each cup.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until eggs are done to your liking. Enjoy!


Calories: 68kcal, Protein: 6g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 17mg, Sodium: 332mg, Potassium: 80mg, Calcium: 2mg, Iron: 0.2mg

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