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Christmas Brunch, "Do Ahead" Eggs Benedict

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“I have made these Christmas Eve morning and served them for Christmas Brunch. The eggs have still been soft centered. The original recipe is from "Company's Coming for Christmas"”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Arrange muffin halves, cut side up in a 9x13" oven proof pan.
  2. Fry bacon until very crisp and soak off fat with paper towel.
  3. Place 2 slices on each muffin half.
  4. Poach your eggs until just set and carefully lift the eggs and place one on each muffin half.
  5. Sauce-----------------------.
  6. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour, paprika, pepper and nutmeg.
  7. Gradually add milk, stir until it boils and thickens.
  8. Add cheese and wine, stir until the cheese melts.
  9. Cool and then spoon sauce over the eggs.
  10. Topping--------------------.
  11. Melt 1 tbsp butter stir in the cornflakes, cool, and sprinkle over the top of the sauce.
  12. Cover and refrigerate.
  13. In the morning heat oven to 375F and bake for 20-25 minutes, serve.

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