Cream-baked Eggs (Keto)

Keto Cream-baked Eggs

If you are doing an egg-fast, or need some inspiration to jazz up eggs, may I remind you about the very simple, classic dish of cream-baked eggs, also known as oeufs en cocotte. My recipe below is uncomplicated and packed with flavour (it’s my go-to dish when I don’t feel like cooking and Funnyman is travelling). Ramekins are essential for this specific recipe, but if you choose to use a wider, shallower dish, you may need to shave some time off the cooking. Its 30 minutes in the oven for the whites to set and for the double cream to bake to a heavenly flavour, but it’s well worth waiting for. I seasoned the cream with smoked salt flakes and garnished the finished dish with some some chives (to make it cute).

– – – – – – PER SERVING – – – – – –
Carbs 0.5g | Fat 27g | Protein 15g
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

Enjoy this with my (toasted) Quick Chia Keto Bread, or any other bread recipes that you love. Truth be told, I just dive in with a teaspoon.

Exciting news for foodies: Monya’s cookbook KETO KITCHEN (published by Kyle Books, London 2020) is coming to the market this summer. Its currently available to pre-order on Amazon.

“I want you to achieve the best outcome with all the recipes on Fats of Life. If you haven’t already done so, please read the RECIPE SUCCESS page which is packed with handy tips and advice. I also send a short e-blast at the end of every month, sign up here to ensure you never miss a recipe. If you loved the recipe and want to show your appreciation to me directly, you can do so by clicking here. Happy Cooking, everyone!”Monya

Cream-baked Eggs
Pin me

Cream-baked Eggs (Keto)

These super-simple cream-baked eggs feature only four ingredients but deliver massive flavours for a slightly fancy breakfast or light meal. Ideal option on an "egg fast". All this at 0.5g carb per serving! (For my UK readers, scroll to the end of the recipe to see image ads of the products I use.)
Course Breakfast, Light Meals
Cuisine General
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 people



  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan oven). This is 200°C for conventional ovens (or 400°F / gas mark 6).
  • Have two greased ramekins ready. Pour one tablespoon of double cream into each one.
  • Crack two eggs into each ramekin, then add another tablespoon of double cream into each one covering the eggs. Season with smoked sea salt flakes and a little white pepper. Very gently agitate the mixture to spread the seasoning - but do not break the yolks.
  • Carefully place the two ramekins onto a little baking tray (#SafetyFirst) and place into the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Carefully remove and allow to cool a little before seasoning and garnishing - then dive in with a teaspoon. (Remember the ramekins are very hot!)
  • This could also be enjoyed over a slice or two of my Quick Keto Chia Bread. I have also started adding more cream (between 3-4 TB to each ramekin) as the flavour of baked cream is intoxicating!


A new-and-improved version of this delicious recipe features in my new cookbook KETO KITCHEN - currently available to pre-order on Amazon worldwide. (For UK readers, it will also be available at Waterstones.)

Cream-baked EggsFor those on INSTAGRAM, tag me @mkilianpalmer so we can all see your lovely creations! Keep scrolling: you can PIN this recipe for later, see detailed macros and browse other recipes in this category.
I have disabled the print option for my recipes (doing my bit to save the trees), so be sure to bookmark this page in your browser for future reference.

UK READERS: Missing anything you might need? The green links on the recipe above are directed at the global Amazon market and will auto-direct to your country (if you are not in the USA) and possibly show up an incorrect product. However, the image ads below are especially targeted at UK readers, and will link to the products I use and recommend.



Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.5g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 27g

Cream-baked Eggs (Keto)
recipe image
Cream-baked Eggs (Keto)
Published On
Total Time
Average Rating
51star1star1star1star1star Based on 9 Review(s)
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                         308Kcal / 1289kJ
Fat                                 27g
Carbohydrates               0.5g
Protein                           15g


See all the Breakfast recipes on Fats of Life:

Load More

Disclaimer: The nutritional analysis, macro and allergen breakdown of the recipes on this site are meticulously calculated using the cloud-based software NUTRITICS®. NUTRITICS® is fully approved by the relevant Trading Standards organizations and is EU and FDA-compliant. The author, Monya Kilian Palmer is trained in using this superior software in order to provide you accurate data. The author is not a medical professional and this website has been designed only to provide you with recipes to suit the keto lifestyle you have chosen and discussed with your GP. The macros calculations are provided as a courtesy to you based on Monya’s weighing of ingredients when creating the dishes. If Erythritol (a sugar polyol) has been used in any of the recipes, it has already been manually excluded from the final carbohydrate count for you.

Disclosure: Like many blogs, I am part of the Affiliates Program on Amazon. The links to the products I recommend on this page are affiliate links, meaning - at no additional cost to you - I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.