Eggs Benedict with home made hollandaise sauce
Eggs Benedict with home made hollandaise sauce
Prepare time: 20 min
Serves: 2

Very easy to make but delicious lunch dish, the hollandaise sauce is easy to make and the added cayenne pepper makes it nice and punchy.


For the hollandaise sauce

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 lemon, juiced
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 55 grams of melted butter

Other ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 English breakfast muffins
  • 4 slices of ham


  1. Beat egg yolks, lemon juice, salt and cayenne pepper together in a microwave-safe bowl until smooth. Slowly stream melted butter into the egg yolk mixture while whisking to incorporate.
  2. Heat in microwave for 15 to 20 seconds; whisk. If sauce separates after microwaving, add a splash of water and whisk until combined.
  3. Slice the muffins in half and toast them
  4. poach all 4 eggs
  5. Put the slices of ham on the muffins, top them with the poached eggs and pour over the hollandaise sauce.


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