Double-Cheese Eggs Benedict

Double-Cheese Eggs Benedict

"'Making breakfast is my favorite part of running a bed-and-breakfast,' explains Megan Hakes of Wellsville, Pennsylvania. 'Returning guests often request this poached egg dish.' The eggs are served over English muffins and Canadian bacon then topped with a simple sauce."
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  1. For cheese sauce, in a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add the milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add the cheese, mustard, salt and pepper, stirring until cheese is melted. Cover and keep warm.
  2. In a skillet with high sides, bring 2-3 in. of water and vinegar to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer gently. For each egg, break the cold eggs into a custard cup or saucer, the hold the dish close to the water surface, slip the egg into the water. Cook 4 eggs at a time, uncovered, for 3-5 minutes or until the whites are completely set and the yolks begin to thicken. With a slotted spoon, remove each egg. Repeat with remaining eggs.
  3. To assemble, top each muffin half with one slice Canadian bacon, one egg, cheese sauce and bacon.

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Just made this for my hungry menfolk and what a great hit is was! Only change was that I had cream in the fridge so I used it which made the sauce downright decadent. I have saved it to my recip...

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Not our cup of tea. I think the recipe would be good if you like Eggs Benedict. This was our first time trying it and we don't care for poached eggs at all. I may try again and just scramble the...

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Just made this for my hungry menfolk and what a great hit is was! Only change was that I had cream in the fridge so I used it which made the sauce downright decadent. I have saved it to my recip...

I have tried almost all of the eggs benedict recpies on this site, and I keep coming back to this one. It is just SO good!

My husband and I have loved this recipe since I first tried it. This weekend we were a little rushed, so I tried something different and it worked out great. For a quick breakfast, I cut up the ...

Very good recipe. The sauce is different than a hollandaise, but works very well with the combination. If you are a cheese lover and like eggs benedict, you will like this recipe. I halved the...

For sure the greatest! Better than any restaurants! It isn't too heavy or rich. It is perfect! This is the first time I have made poached eggs and it was quite easy. I didn't make any changes to...

This was my first time to make Eggs Benedict and it was a hit at our Easter Brunch. What a great and elegant dish that took very little time. Don't let the fear of poached eggs scare you. Once I...

Excellent recipe! I made this for my husband on Valentine's Day and it turned out perfect. Will make these again for sure! Thanks for posting it Megan. **Made this recipe again this Valentine's ...

oh this was so very YUMMY...i was impressed...thanks will make them for company forsure...

I loved this recipe. I agree with other reviewers that this was somewhat time consuming and very multitask oriented. To make this easier with the same flavor, you could just make eggs over easy ...

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