Oven Scrambled Eggs

Making breakfast for a large crowd is tiring! We usually only have a full house a couple times a year and it’s mainly around the holidays. Instead of slaving over the stove making multiple batches of scrambled eggs, I can get them done in one shot when I prepare them in the oven.

The result is deliciously creamy scrambled eggs cooked to perfection. They also are piping hot! I despise eating cold eggs.

You can prepare the white sauce the night before and store in the fridge. In the morning, put it in the microwave to get it to room temperature. This recipe is the way to go when preparing scrambled eggs for a crowd! It’s the only way I make them when we have company over.

Oven Scrambled Eggs

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Oven Scrambled Eggs
  • 18 eggs
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1½ cups table cream
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  1. In a saucepan on the stove, melt 3 tbsp butter over medium heat. Add in the flour and salt and stir constantly for 3 minutes. Gradually add in cream while whisking. Whisk constantly till sauce comes to a boil and is thick. Remove from heat and cover in plastic wrap. Place in freezer to bring the mixture to room temperature (about 8 to 10 minutes).
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Whisk eggs in a large bowl and in cooled cream mixture. Whisk together.
  3. Pour egg mixture into a greased baking pan. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes and then stir the mixture with a spatula. Cook another 5 minutes and then stir again. Repeat the process until eggs are cooked and reach the desired firmness. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Oven Scrambled Eggs

For more egg recipes, check out the following posts: Spinach & Cheese Egg Muffins and Ham & Eggs in a Muffin Tin.

Have you ever made scrambled eggs in the oven?

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  1. Darlene Schuller says

    What an awesome way to serve a hot breakfast to lots of people at one time! I honestly had never heard of them being done in the oven.. thanks for the awesome post.

  2. Elizabeth Matthiesen says

    marvellous. I’ve never heard of making scrambled eggs in the oven, I learn something new every single day!

  3. Jody D says

    Sure! Post this great idea just after I had a houseful for the weekend and did eggs the old way both days! :) I will keep this for next time! thanks!

  4. Laurie P says

    I’ll have to pass this on to my mother. She usually cooks up a few batches of eggs when we (and the rest of my siblings) head over for a weekend or holiday.

  5. Lynda Cook says

    I’ve done omelettes in the oven and love them, never thought of doing scrambled eggs, I guess it would be pretty much the same, just you don’t stir the omelette, thanks for sharing!!

  6. Judy Cowan says

    This is the first time I have heard about scrambling eggs in the oven! I am definitely going to give this a try, sounds like an easier way to cook eggs when there is a crowd to feed!

  7. Heidi C. says

    These will be perfect for a brunch that we have coming up. I was wondering what to serve the crowd and this sounds delicious!

  8. Nena Sinclair says

    What a great idea! So much easier than standing over a hot stove to cook big portions of scrambled eggs!

  9. Sherry Compton says

    I like creative and useful cooking tips. I have made scrambled eggs in the microwave for convenience several times but this idea would be great for a big group. You could also add cheese or bacon pieces.

  10. M.Clark says

    This is something I have never heard of, oven scrambled eggs sounds very interesting. It certainly looks like scrambled eggs, thank you for sharing this recipe.

  11. Terry Perron says

    Now that is the best idea I have ever seen, saved to my computer. They look delicious. Thanks for the sharing

  12. Kim Allmon says

    Thanks for the recipe, great idea for the larger gatherings at Christmas. I’ve never thought about making them in the oven…I’ll have to try it!

  13. Lee-Ann says

    I think I will have to give this a try! Love scrambled eggs, but this way looks to make for a huge group at once. Love it!

  14. Anne Taylor says

    I’ve never made scrambled eggs in the oven, but boy does it sound like a great idea for Christmas!

    Thanks so much for the recipe!

    • says

      It’s in between half and half and heavy cream at about 16-18% milk fat. If you can’t find it, use either one of those you mentioned. It should still work fine!

  15. Karen Glatt says

    I bet these eggs taste delicious. I would love to make these and have them for breakfast becasuse they look so easy! Thanks for an awesome recipe.

  16. says

    I think this is fabulous.We have a big family and often get together.This will be my life saver from now on.Can’t wait to try it and so excited to free my hands up when I have to flip bacon and butter toast.Thank you for sharing.

  17. Alexa Nernberg says

    Oh my, I can taste the scrambled eggs already and I have only read the recipe. These eggs sound decadent! Sure to be a crowd pleaser. Thank you Stacie.

  18. Lesley says

    What a fantastic idea! This would be good on busy weekends to make up a big batch for both Saturday and Sunday and microwave it when needed, after baking it in the oven of course!!

  19. Susan T. says

    I had no idea that you could scramble eggs in the oven! I am definitely doing this because we hate cold eggs in our family too.

  20. LisaM says

    I was looking about for things to do for a family brunch and found this! That’s awesome and should be a big help. Thanks!

  21. Linda Klages says

    Do you really use that glass/ceramic dish at 400 degrees – I would be afraid it would break

  22. Pamela Gurganus says

    These scrambled eggs look and sound delicious! How clever to make them in the oven! I had never heard of doing it this way before, but am so glad I ran across this post because I’m hosting brunch on Mother’s Day and this is going to be great for the big crowd I’m having! Thank you so much for sharing!

  23. Joyce Mullen says

    This will be such a relief (for me) when the holidays roll in or when family visits. Can’t wait to try this recipe. Thank you for sharing!

  24. says

    This looks so delicious! I am definitely trying this out.When my family all gets together there are seven adults and ten grandchildren.This will do the trick and it looks easy.Thank you Stacie.

  25. says

    When our family gets together there are seven adults and eleven grandchildren so this will come in handy.It looks amazing and easy too.Thank you Stacie.


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