Bavarian Frankfurters with Baked Egg Buns

So much more than just eggs and sausages. An eggs-cellent breakfast or brunch.

  • Serves

  • Prep

    10 mins
  • Cook

    23 mins


  • 1-2 unearthed® Bavarian Frankfurters
  • 2 fresh burger buns or white crusty bread rolls
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly chopped
  • Handful of chives, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp oil for greasing the tray
  • Salt & black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C/Gas Mark 3
  2. Slice the tops off the buns and take out the insides
  3. Dice the frankfurters into bite-sized chunks
  4. Heat the butter in a frying pan over a low heat, then add the onions and frankfurters and cook gently for 3-4 minutes
  5. Lightly oil a baking tray, then place the buns onto it
  6. Arrange ingredients in the buns in the following order – cheese, onions and frankfurters and a tiny bit of chive.
  7. Crack an egg in and then sprinkle with salt and black pepper
  8. Bake in the pre-heated oven for about 15 minutes
  9. Finish off under the grill, until the whites and yolks are set (but don’t let them burn)
  10. Sprinkle on remaining chives and serve immediately

Recipe courtesy of Bea Swiatkowska.


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