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Eggs poached in cream and sherry recipe






Ingredients


Oeuf Auckland

Eggs poached in cream and sherry

To serve 6

25g / 1oz of butter cut into small pieces

275ml / 1/2 pint single cream

3 tablespoons of medium dry sherry

6 eggs size 2

40g / 1½ ozs of grated gruyere cheese

salt and pepper

6 rounds of hot buttered toast

Place a large frying pan over a low heat. Add the butter when nearly melted beat in the cream and sherry.

Do not boil or cream will curdle. Break the eggs into a wet saucer one at a time and slide them into the pan.

Poach gently and as soon as the whites start to set sprinkle with the grated cheese. Add the seasoning and finish cooking.

Lift out on to the toast with a slotted spoon and pour the sauce over them.

Eggs poached in cream and sherry


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