Looking for the best scrambled egg recipe ever? This post will show you how to make perfect scrambled eggs: fluffy, flavorful and creamy all at once!

My husband is normally the breakfast maker in our house, but there are a couple of things that only I can make. One is Dutch Babies. The other is really, really, really good scrambled eggs.

I mean really good.

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Make-you-want-to-cry good.

Okay, maybe you won’t cry, but still. They’re good. I promise.

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are not difficult to make. In fact, this time around the girls did all the leg work for me. The trick to perfectly fluffy eggs is patience. I learned that in 9th grade Home-Ec. Thank you Mrs. Mouw. That little nugget of information has served me well.

Gather your ingredients for the perfect scrambled eggs: cheese, cream cheese, milk, salt, pepper and eggs.

Here is what you need

8 eggs
1/3 cup heavy cream (half & half or milk will work too, but cream is the best)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
7-10 “dabs” of cream cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar
butter

Kids will enjoy helping crack the eggs for this easy scramble recipe.

Step 1:  Crack your eggs into a bowl (or a 4 cup measuring cup like we used here.)

Make sure you don't drop a whole egg in the yolks as we did here.

(Annie’s contribution.)

Princess was a little nervous to crack her first egg, but by her 3rd, she was cracking ’em like a pro.

Sisters helping with cracking eggs for this best ever scrambled egg recipe.

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Step 2:  Whisk eggs until all yolks are broken and well blended.

Whisk in the milk and mix the eggs together until completely combined.

Step 3:  Pour in half & half and add salt & pepper to taste; whisk well.

Add the salt and pepper, half and half and cream cheese to the egg mixture and keep whisking!

Step 4:  Add dabs of cream cheese. Don’t try to whisk any more.

Once the mixture is combined pour it into a frying pan,

Step 5:  Melt butter in pan over medium-low to low heat. Pour in egg mixture. Using knife or whisk, spread out cream cheese dabs so they aren’t all clumped together. Let set for a minute or two.

Spread out the cream cheese in the frying pan so it's not clumped together in your egg mixture.

Step 6: After eggs have set; stir ONE time. Just once. This is very important! Over-stirring scrambled eggs is the mistake most people make. The LESS you stir them, the fluffier and better they will turn out.

Once the eggs have set, you only need to stir them one time. This will keep them fluffy and result in perfect scrambled eggs. Sprinkle cheese on top of your scrambled egg mixture.

Step 7: After another minute, stir ONE time, then add shredded cheese. Wait another minute then stir once more. Lower heat if necessary.

After one minute, stir the scrambled eggs one more time.

Step 8: Wait another minute then flip eggs upside down to make sure they are evenly cooked. Cook for about one minute longer and they are done! Remove from heat and enjoy.

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HOW TO MAKE PERFECT SCRAMBLED EGGS

Step-by-step instructions making the fluffiest, yummiest scrambled eggs ever!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream half & half or milk will work too, but cream is the best
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 7-10 “dabs” of cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • butter

Instructions

  1. Crack your eggs into a bowl.
  2. Whisk eggs until all yolks are broken and well blended.
  3. Pour in half & half and add salt & pepper to taste; whisk well.
  4. Add dabs of cream cheese. Don’t try to whisk any more.
  5. Melt butter in pan over medium-low to low heat. Pour in egg mixture. Using knife or whisk, spread out cream cheese dabs so they aren’t all clumped together. Let set for a minute or two.
  6. After eggs have set; stir ONE time. Just once. This is very important! Over-stirring scrambled eggs is the mistake most people make. The LESS you stir them, the fluffier and better they will turn out.
  7. After another minute, stir ONE time, then add shredded cheese. Wait another minute then stir once more. Lower heat if necessary.
  8. Wait another minute then flip eggs upside down to make sure they are evenly cooked. Cook for about one minute longer and they are done! Remove from heat and enjoy

Recipe Notes

Preparation time: 5 minute(s). Cooking time: 10 minute(s). Number of servings (yield): 8.

 

Ruth Soukup
Ruth Soukup is dedicated to helping people everywhere create a life they love by follwing their dreams and achieving their biggest goals. She is the host of the wildly popular Do It Scared podcast, as well as the founder of Living Well Spending Less® and Elite Blog Academy®. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including Do It Scared®: Finding the Courage to Face Your Fears, Overcome Obstacles, and Create a Life You Love, which was the inspiration for this book. She lives in Florida with her husband Chuck, and 2 daughters Maggie & Annie.
Ruth Soukup

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