Mother’s Day Baked Eggs & Soda Bread

Baked Eggs & Soldiers are perfect for Mothers Day Brunch . Simple, delicious and creative .

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This delicious brunch recipe is perfect for Mother’s Day. Mum’s are so busy running around looking after everyone it is lovely to treat them every now and again. This is perfect recipe for Dad and the kids to create and treat Mum to breakfast in bed this Sunday.


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What You'll Need

Baked Eggs 

5 eggs

10 tbsp cream

50g grated parmesan 

5 slices ham 

20g melted butter or vegetable oil

Optional : herbs, spinach, tomato


Soda Bread 

300g plain white flour

200g wholemeal flour

1tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

20g butter ( cut into pea sized pieces ) 

300g milk 

200g natural yogurt





Ramekin / little jars

oven tray





weighing scales

measuring jug


How to Do It

Bread Baking Time

  1. 1Preheat the oven to 200oC. Weigh out all the ingredients.
  2. 2Sieve the flour into a large bowl. Grind the baking soda between your finger , add in. Sprinkle in the salt.
  3. 3Pop in the tiny pieces of butter. Make a well in the centre - add in the milk and yogurt.
  4. 4Using a fork stir it together, then using a claw like motion with your hand combine all the ingredients until the bowl is ‘clean’.
  5. 5Turn out onto a floured surface, fold together for about 30 seconds, shape into a circle, cut a cross in the top, pierce a hole in each quarter.
  6. 6Paint on any remaining buttermilk mixture on top to glaze.
  7. 7Pop on the oven tray lined with parchment paper.
    Bake for 10 mins at 200oC and then another 40mins at 180oC.

Dippy Egg......

  1. 1Get a grown up to help by boiling the kettle and preheating the oven to 180oC.
    Place the ramekins in front of you and using a paint brush / pastry brush paint the inside with the melted butter or oil
  2. 2Using a scissors but the ham into little pieces.
    Grate the cheese.
  3. 3In the end of each ramekin pop 2 tbsp of cream. Sprinkle over a little cheese and the ham.
  4. 4Using the back of a knife crack the egg and pop it in on top of the cream and cheese
  5. 5Sprinkle a little cheese on top and sit into the oven tray.
  6. 6Get the grownup to pour boiling water in the tin. Then carefully transfer to the oven and bake for 15 - 18minutes.
  7. 7Using oven gloves be super careful when taking them out of the oven . Lift out of the water and serve the baked egg in the ramekin beside the soda bread.

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