Creamy Scrambled Eggs

Creamy scrambled eggs are a simple yet delicious breakfast staple that is loved by many. The perfect combination of fluffy eggs and rich cream makes for a satisfying start to the day. This recipe has been around for generations and is a popular dish all over the world.

Scrambled eggs have been documented as an old dish with a wide range of variations that have been enjoyed for centuries.

The addition of cream to scrambled eggs may have initially taken off in France, where rich and creamy dishes are a culinary staple. The result is a dish that is both light and indulgent, making it a perfect breakfast or brunch dish.

Creamy scrambled eggs are beloved for their versatility and ease of preparation. They can be served by themselves, with toast, or as part of a breakfast sandwich.

The creamy texture of the eggs makes them savory and satisfying meal that is hard to resist. It is no wonder that this recipe is a popular go-to for many families and breakfast lovers alike.

Soft and creamy scrambled eggs in cast iron pan

Creamy Scrambled Eggs Recipe

This creamy scrambled eggs recipe is perfect for a lazy weekend brunch or quick weekday breakfast. With just a few ingredients, you can create a fluffy, delicious dish that is sure to please any egg lover. Whether you enjoy your eggs soft or well done, this recipe can be customized to suit your preferences.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, International
Servings1 serving
Calories (per serving)231.1 kcal



  • Preheat the skillet on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Whisk eggs and cream in a small mixing bowl.
  • Add butter to the skillet and allow to lightly melt.
  • Pour in the egg mixture and let it sit for 30 seconds.
  • Stir with a wooden spoon for a minute.
  • Add salt and black pepper. Allow to rest for 30 seconds.
  • Stir again for a few minutes and reduce heat.
  • Once eggs are softly set, remove skillet from heat and allow it to set for 2 minutes.
  • Stir and serve.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 231.1kcalCarbohydrates: 1.47gProtein: 13.12gFat: 18.99gSaturated Fat: 9.16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6.08gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 399.7mgSodium: 759.67mgPotassium: 160.21mgFiber: 0.13gSugar: 0.81gVitamin A: 888.18IUVitamin B1: 0.04mgVitamin B2: 0.49mgVitamin B3: 0.1mgVitamin B5: 1.59mgVitamin B6: 0.18mgVitamin B12: 0.92µgVitamin C: 0.09mgVitamin D: 2.24µgVitamin E: 1.32mgVitamin K: 1.95µgCalcium: 69.67mgCopper: 0.08mgFolate: 47.84µgIron: 1.81mgManganese: 0.09mgMagnesium: 14.02mgPhosphorus: 208.69mgSelenium: 31.22µgZinc: 1.34mgNet Carbohydrates: 1.34g
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Data source: USDA

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How to reheat scrambled eggs?

As instructed in our reheat eggs guide, you can reheat scrambled eggs in the microwave, saucepan, or oven.

MicrowaveEvery 30 seconds (until you reach your desired temperature).
Saucepan5 minutes, on medium heat.
Oven 5 minutes at 180°C degrees.

Recipe Variations

1. Cheesy Scrambled Eggs: Add shredded cheese to the scrambled eggs for a gooey and delicious twist.

2. Herb Scrambled Eggs: Mix in chopped herbs such as parsley, chives, thyme, or basil to add subtle flavor and color.

3. Onion Scrambled Eggs: Saute onions in butter or oil before mixing the eggs, for a caramelized taste.

4. Spicy Scrambled Eggs: Add spices like cayenne pepper, paprika, or chili flakes for a zingy version.

5. Mediterranean Scrambled Eggs: Add crumbled feta cheese, diced tomatoes, olives, and spinach for a Greek-inspired breakfast.

6. Mexican Scrambled Eggs: Add diced avocado and spicy salsa, and serve with warm tortillas for a delicious Mexican twist.

7. Loaded Scrambled Eggs: Add crumbled bacon, diced ham, jalapenos, bell peppers, and a sprinkle of cheddar cheese to create a breakfast burrito in scrambled egg form.

8. Vegan Scrambled Eggs: For a plant-based version, use scrambled tofu instead of eggs, and add plenty of veggies and vegan cheese to make for a nutritious breakfast.

What To Serve With

– Toast or bread
– Sausage or bacon
– Avocado slices
– Fresh herbs such as chives, parsley, or thyme
– Cut fruit such as melon or berries
– Hash browns or home fries
– Smoked salmon
– Roasted tomatoes
– Grilled vegetables such as asparagus or mushrooms