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Eggs in Meringue Clouds {Cloud Eggs}

Eggs baked in eggs! This simple-to-make brunch is both delicious and seriously stunning. Cloud Eggs are perfect to make for a crowd or on a lazy Sunday morning.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: [url href=http://www.rachaelraymag.com/recipe/eggs-in-clouds/ target="_blank"]Rachael Ray magazine[/url]
Servings: 4 meringues
Author: We are not Martha

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup chopped prosciutto
  • 1/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp chopped jalapeño
  • 1 Tbsp chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Crack and separate all eggs, placing whites in a large bowl and yolks in 4 separate small bowls.
  • Using a hand mixer (or a whisk and a lot of arm strength), whip egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold in chopped prosciutto, shredded cheese, chopped jalapeño, and chopped chives.
  • On a parchment-lined baking sheet, spoon egg white mixture into four equal-sized mounds. Push spoon down to make a deep well in the middle of each mound.
  • Bake at 450 degrees for about 4 minutes. Remove from oven and add an egg yolk to each mound.
  • Season with salt and pepper and bake for another 2-3 minutes, until egg yolks are set.