Baked Scotch Eggs

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Jenny Sanders

The inhabitants of Scotland seem to have a mania for deep fried food; they are notorious for deep frying Mars bars. Scotch Eggs are one of their better efforts in this tradition. However, these are just as good baked and a great deal less greasy.

Top Review by Muse65

FABULOUS! I could only get these at a Renaissance Faire or British Pub, but homemade are DEFINATELY better! I used a tube of Jimmy Dean's breakfast sausage and omitted the other spices, added 1/4 C chopped white onions and 2 raw eggs (to bind the meat). I also used Progresso Garlic & Herb breadcrumbs to add my own "BAM" and LIGHTLY sprayed the outsides of the sausage balls with Olive Oil for "just fried" crispyness. THANK YOU for submitting this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the meat thoroughly with the seasonings and divide into four equal portions.
  2. Have the four eggs hard boiled, for about 12 minutes.
  3. Peel them, dip them in water and coat them in flour.
  4. Wrap each egg evenly in a portion of meat, being sure they are covered completely.
  5. Beat the remaining egg.
  6. Dip each egg in the beaten egg then coat thoroughly in breadcrumbs.
  7. Chill for one hour.
  8. Bake until golden brown on a cookie sheet at 400°F; about 30 minutes.

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