Three perfectly poached eggs in the oven stacked on top of each other on a blue plate and a blue striped nakpkin with sprouts and tomatoes in the background

How to make Perfectly Poached Eggs in the Oven

Make perfectly poached eggs in the oven using these simple techniques! You can easily feed a crowd with this method of poaching eggs in under 15 minutes! Perfectly cooked and easy to make, you can even use your toaster oven! 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword poached eggs
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 12 eggs
Calories 71kcal
Author Bites of Wellness


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 12 large eggs


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Using a muffin tin, add 1 tablespoon of water to each cavity of the muffin tin.
  • Crack 1 egg per cavity of the tin (making 1 or 12 at a time).
  • Bake in the oven for 10-16 minutes, depending on desired doneness. For runny yolks cook 10-13 minutes. For firmer yolks cook 13-16 minutes. 
  • Remove the eggs from the oven and remove the eggs from the muffin tin using a spoon. Serve hot, room temperature or cold. 



Calories: 71kcal | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 69mg | Vitamin A: 5.4% | Calcium: 2.8% | Iron: 4.9%