McDonald's Egg McMuffin Recipe


Cal/Serving: 415
Daily Value: 21%

Sugar-Conscious, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free, Alcohol-Free
Vitamin A775IU15%
Thiamin (B1)0mg32%
Riboflavin (B2)1mg31%
Niacin (B3)4mg19%
Vitamin B60mg14%
Folic Acid (B9)63µg16%
Vitamin B121µg15%
Vitamin D2µg1%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K2µg2%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated7g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated2g0%
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The Egg McMuffin — that tasty and compact wedge of cheese, egg, and buttered toast — is only 300 calories. Plus, it's easy to make at home. So if you want to know how we get that egg and ham to be perfectly round, read on.

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  • 1 English muffin
  • 1 wide slice Canadian bacon
  • Olive oil, for coating the ring and pan
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 slice American cheese, preferably yellow, not white


Pop the English muffin into a toaster and set it to the desired crispness level. Lay a ring mold (a round cookie cutter will work, too) over the bacon and trace a paring knife around its edge. The result should be a round slice of ham. Discard the rest.

Use a pastry brush to coat the inside of the ring with olive oil. Put the ring into a nonstick skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Lightly coat the skillet with olive oil using the pastry brush. Crack the egg into the ring; to break the yolk, use the edge of the cracked shell and tap.

Add a little water to the pan outside the ring and cover the pan with a lid. (This will create steam, which will help the egg cook well.) Cook until the whites have set and the water has nearly evaporated, about 1-1 ½ minutes.

Remove the egg from the pan, and remove the ring mold. (If it's a little hard to remove, simply use the paring knife to gently trace around the inside again.) Wipe out the pan. Put the Canadian bacon in the pan until warmed through, about 1 minute. Once the English muffin is toasted, lightly butter both halves. Layer on the cheese, egg, bacon, and the other half of the toast. 

Recipe Details

Servings: 1
Cuisine: American
Special Designations: Kid-friendly

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HeavenMadeProducts's picture

There is a sauce on the Egg McMuffin sandwich made with Mayo and Mustard, probably a 75/25 mixture.


why discard the rest of the bacon? seems wasteful

MakeItGood's picture

Sorry but that is not the process for making this sandwich or the Sausage McMuffin with egg. You can use the ring to form the egg into a neat circle but you don't need to. I find its more of a nuisance than anything else. You do not butter the muffin, it will get mushy. Jone's makes the restaurant style sausage patty. Toast the muffin on med/high or about number 8 on your toaster. Fry the bacon and when the muffins are done place the sausage on them. Cook 1 extra large egg in a 6" frying pan with NO BUTTER OR OIL. Once it skins over just flip one half over onto itself then cut that in half. You'll end up with two small egg triangles. Place them both onto one sandwich or one to a sandwich if your making two. Place 1 slice of yellow American on your sandwich and nuke in the microwave for 30 seconds.

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