Rich Butter Cream-Poached Eggs Recipe

  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 dash red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions
  1. Heat heavy cream and butter in a small saucepan until barely simmering.
  2. Crack each egg into a small bowl.
  3. Slide one egg at a time into the heated cream mixture. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes on top. Cover and cook over low heat until white begins to set, about 2 minutes. Uncover and add shredded Cheddar cheese. Recover and cook until yolk is desired doneness, about 2 minutes more.
  4. Serve eggs and cream topped with scallions.