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Cloud Eggs

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time
Serving Yield 4 servings

A light and dreamy way to enjoy your eggs—light as a cloud, in fact. These heavenly cloud eggs with fluffy whipped egg whites, runny yolks, melty Gruyère, crispy bacon bits, and fresh green onion are the key to hosting a brunch that's out of this world.

By: Foodness Gracious


  • 4 Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Gruyère cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and chopped finely
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Nutritional Information

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving: Calories 170, Fat Cal. 110, Total Fat 13g (20% DV), Sat. Fat 5g (25% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 210mg (70% DV), Sodium 350mg (15% DV),  Total Carb. 1g (0% DV), Fiber 0g (0% DV), Sugars 0g, Protein 13g, Vitamin A (10% DV), Vitamin C (2% DV), Calcium (15% DV), Iron (6% DV), Vitamin D (10% DV). 

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

For more information about how we calculate our nutritional content and to read our nutritional disclaimer, please check out our Recipe Nutrition Facts blog post.


Step 1

Preheat oven to 450F. Separate the eggs and transfer the whites to a stand mixer.

Step 2

Beat the whites until stiff peaks form.

Step 3

Gently fold in the cheese and green onion to the egg whites.

Step 4

Spoon the egg whites not a non-stick baking mat into 4 mounds.

Step 5

Create small indentations in the egg white and season with pepper.

Step 6

Bake in the oven for three minutes.

Step 7

Place an egg yolk into each mound and place back in the oven for another three minutes.

Step 8

Garnish with the chopped bacon and more green onion.

Step 9

Serve at once.

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Myra Campbell

May 19, 2020

Oh dear lord!!!! I just THOUGHT my life was complete before this 😍 Heaven!!! I drizzled w/my avocilantro lime sauce and it was amazing. Thank you!!

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May 19, 2020

We're so glad you like this recipe, Myra! That sauce addition sounds delicious too!

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Cara Leah

May 23, 2019

A drizzle of hollandaise for sheer decadence. Yum. Thank you for this.

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May 24, 2019

We like the way you think, Cara! 😊

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April 08, 2019

What temperature?

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[email protected]

April 08, 2019

Great question, Lisa, and thanks for catching that! 450F is what you should set your oven to for this delicious recipe. If you have any other questions, please let us know!

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