Caribbean Eggs A’ La Caneel

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

A delicious sounding breakfast recipe. You can use canned or instant hollandaise if you prefer. From recipeisland by Gretchen Labrenz, for ZWT9.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • For the Eggs

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 cup chopped onion
  • 12 cup chopped ham
  • 8 tomatoes, hollowed into cups
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup hollandaise sauce
  • For the Hollandaise

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 12 cups unsalted butter, cut into quarters


  1. Eggs:.
  2. Melt butter in skillet and sauté onions until golden. Add chopped ham and sauté 1 minute. Divide mixture evenly among tomato cups. Place cups in a greased baking dish or individual ramekin dishes. Break 1 egg into each tomato. Bake at 350*F for 15 minutes or until firm to touch. Top with Hollandaise Sauce and serve immediately.
  3. Hollandaise Sauce:.
  4. Mix egg yolks and lemon juice in the top of a double boiler. Over boiling water whisk in butter, one piece at a time. Continue cooking until sauce is thick.
Most Helpful

Delish - and it makes a really lovely presentation for guests!!! Everyone was impressed, and yet they were so easy to make! I love brunches and can see that these will make return visits to my table! Thanks for posting, Rachel! Made for ZWT9 - team Gourmet Goddesses

Jostlori September 03, 2013

I made this with turkey ham, as I had some on hand that I wanted to use up. I used almost 1 c total. I also cooked the tomatoes about 3 minutes longer (personal preference). I used tomatoes from my garden and the breakfast was delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Pesto lover August 06, 2013