Creamed Eggs On Toast

Creamed Eggs on Toast is the perfect breakfast or brunch for when you have a bunch of hard-boiled eggs on hand, or when you don’t have a lot in your pantry. Hard-boiled eggs are served in a creamy flavorful sauce and poured over crisp hot buttered toast. A comfort meal never tasted so good.

creamed eggs on toast breakfast

Goldenrod Eggs

This recipe is also known as goldenrod eggs. The egg yolks give the sauce a lovely golden color.

Creamed eggs on toast is a super easy meal to make. Best of all this quick and easy recipe can be made when there isn’t a lot in your pantry.

In a matter of about 10 minutes, you can have a delicious and hearty meal!

It is also a great way to use leftover Easter eggs. It’s a delicious alternative to make something with them other than egg salad or deviled eggs.

Recipe Ingredients

You only need a few standard pantry staples to make creamed eggs. Here’s a list of what you need.

  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Toast
creamed eggs on toast ingredients

How to Make Creamed Eggs

If you have never had creamed eggs on toast, hard-boiled eggs are chopped and placed into a white sauce, or even a bechamel sauce, and then this is spooned over toast. For me, this is comfort food.

Here are the recipe steps:

  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add flour and salt and whisk together with the butter.
  3. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  4. Add half of the milk. Cook and stir until the mixture thickens.
  5. Add the remaining milk. Cook and stir until the mixture thickens.
  6. Add chopped egg, reserving some for a garnish.
  7. Serve creamed eggs over toast and garnish with chopped egg.

Recipe Variations on Creamed Eggs on Toast

There are many variations on this dish, and honestly, I think they are good.

You may have heard this dish is referred to as Eggs a la Goldenrod. With egg goldenrod, cooked egg whites are chopped up and added into the sauce, and then the egg yolks are chopped and sprinkled on top.

Flavor up the Sauce

Add seasonings: You can season the sauce with cayenne pepper, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, sherry, chopped onions, or anything else you may like.

Add meat: You can add leftover ham, bacon, or turkey to this dish.

Make a cheese sauce: Add a touch of cheese to the sauce.

I think you will find you can change this sauce into just about anything you like.

two creamed eggs on toast on a plate

If you enjoyed this recipe be sure to check out my many other Learn to Cook Recipes. This recipe is from my learn to cook series where I am making every recipe from my old home economics cookbook.

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Creamed Eggs On Toast

Creamed eggs on toast is a meat-free recipe that combined hard-cooked eggs and a rich cream sauce. 
4.95 from 17 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Creamed Eggs, Creamed Eggs On Toast
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 536kcal


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 slices toast


  • In a small pot over medium heat, add butter and stir until melted.
  • Sprinkle flour and salt in pan and whisk together with the butter.
  • Cook flour and butter for about 1 minute or until the flour and butter become fragrant.
  • Add about half of the milk and stir until the mixture becomes thick.
  • Add the remaining milk and stir until the mixture becomes thick.
  • Add chopped egg, reserving some of the chopped egg for garnish.
  • Pour the creamed eggs over toast and garnish with the remaining chopped egg.



Calories: 536kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 1149mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1095IU | Calcium: 328mg | Iron: 2.2mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Shery Sullivan

    5 stars
    My mom made this for us 13 kids. We’ll be making it this Sunday at the campground. I’ll add ground mustard for an even better flavor.

    • Shery Sullivan

      Turned out perfect with a1/2t ground mustard. My husband never had it but ate 3 pieces of toast with this yummy dish.

  2. Marilyn M Eaton

    My mom raised 5 kids on a military budget moving across the country and overseas 50 years ago. This was a favorite when we were growing up. My brothers don’t remember or don’t care for it much these days but it’s a quick easy meal that is filling any time of the day. I discovered 2 things about it. It’s easily adaptable for moderation or additional ingredients and my gen X and gen z boys adore it.

  3. Ma

    5 stars
    This is always asked for on Easter Sunday. Dinner could be being served and I still need to make this. For 40 years.

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