To make poached egg using the traditional pot could be tough; the better option is that you make poached eggs in muffin tin. So, a different case if the eggs were boiled in their shell, obviously the task wouldn’t be so hard. However, if you want to hard-boil the eggs out of their shell, then it must be difficult to do it without the eggs being huddled together.

According to this source, this is where this trick comes out to solve the problem. So instead of using a pot, you will poach the eggs using a muffin tin. In addition, instead of using regular stove, oven is required for this trick to successfully work. Let’s go through below recipe of poached eggs in muffin tin in oven before trying to do it on your own.



  • Eggs (as much as you want)

  • Water


Cooking Instruction:

  1. In making poached eggs in muffin tin, first, you need to prepare your oven by preheating it to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Take out your muffin tin from the cupboard and place it on the top of a flat surface.

  3. Now, you can fill each muffin cups of the muffin tin with water. You should be careful in adding the water into cup because you wouldn’t like if the eggs are spilt later due to over-watered.

  4. Also, remember to fill each cup with the same amount of water.

  5. Now, crack the eggs on each of the muffin cups.

  6. Seasonings are not necessary. However, if you want, you can always sprinkle just a small pinch of salt onto the eggs.

  7. Put the muffin tin inside the oven.

  8. Check them after about eight to ten minutes straight. If the texture of eggs already suits your taste, then you can take them out of the oven. If not, you can put them back in for another round of minutes.

  9. Scoop them out from the muffin cups once you feel like the texture is okay with you. Be careful on how you scoop them. It is because even if the yolk and the white are already set, you won’t like it if the eggs are stretched; making them not aesthetically pleasing in the eyes.

  10. Enjoy poached eggs in muffin tin by itself or together with other dishes, it is all up to you.

Well, that is the poached eggs in muffin tin recipe. As noted before in the instruction part of the recipe, seasoning can be added when you don’t like your eggs to taste raw. Just remember, either salt or pepper or both, you can always add them into the recipe.

Obviously, now with this trick of a recipe, you can serve a dozen or a couple of dozens of poached eggs at once. In short, as long as you are in possession of muffin tin and you have oven, this trick of poached eggs in muffin tin can be done literally at any time to save some time and trouble.