Monday, November 26, 2012

Dempster's Eggs Benedict Recipe and CONTEST (~OVER~)!

One of my favourite breakfasts of all time is Eggs Benedict!  It is such a favourite, that my husband automatically orders it for me whenever we're at a restaurant that serves it.  Why is it my go-to meal, you may wonder?  Simply because it combines everything that I enjoy in a breakfast or brunch: poached eggs, cooked ham, hollandaise sauce, and hot toasted English Muffins!  I love how the English Muffins sop up the burst poached eggs and the hollandaise sauce!

Did you know that Dempster's has just launched their new English Muffins!  They offer 3 kinds: Plain, Cinnamon & Raisin, and 100% Whole Wheat!  I prefer the traditional or 100% Whole Wheat for my Eggs Benedict recipe!  Good places to find Dempster's English Muffins are at Wal-Mart, Sobeys, Longos, Food Basics, Price Chopper, Metro, IGA, Freshco and Super C stores in the bakery section.  (Ontario and Quebec.)
I love Demspter's products, and their English Muffins are no exception to the rule!  They are very easy to make in the toaster, and I love how melted butter catches in their nooks and crannies.  I like to toast them until they are still soft inside and slightly crisp on the outside.  I find them quite tasty, and like that they are baked fresh each day.
Eggs  Benedict Recipe with Dempster's English Muffins!
Ingredients:
6 slices of ham
1 1/2 tablespoons of butter
3 Dempster's plain (or 100% Whole Wheat) English Muffins, sliced and nicely toasted
6 large or extra large eggs

Hollandaise Sauce:
90 grams of butter
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon of cold water
Salt
Pepper
1 tablespoon of lemon juice

How To:
1.Toast the Dempster's English Muffins.
2.Saute all ham slices in the butter for 2 minutes or until done.
3.(Optional: pour the melted butter used to saute the ham, over the Dempster's English Muffins.)
4.Arrange the sauted ham on the Dempster's English Muffins.
5.Poach the eggs in salted water, and let simmer in a frying pan.  Ladle the water over the eggs.  When eggs are firm, lift out and drain excess water from eggs.  Place one egg on top of the ham layer.
6.Make the Hollandaise Sauce:  Melt the butter and add all the lemon juice.
7.Put the egg yolk and water together in either a glass or metal bowl, sitting IN a pan of hot water on a low heat.  Whisk mixture while pouring in the melted butter mixture.
8.Whisk yolk mixture vigorously as the mixture cools down.  In about 5 minutes, it will thicken and double.
9.Carefully pour the Hollondaise Sauce over the poached egg layer.
10.Serve hot and ENJOY!

CONTEST ~OVER~!

WINNERS: Glenda R & Elaine D.

WIN (1 of 2) $20 in Dempster's FREE Product coupons, so you can try ANY Dempster's fine products (yes, you can use the FREE coupons on New Dempster's English Muffins, if you wish)!  Open to CANADA, runs Mon Nov 26th to Tues Dec 11th, 2012.  As stated, there are TWO winners.

How to Enter?
Leave a COMMENT below stating what you like to put on an English Muffin (ie: butter, jam, peanut butter, eggs, etc).  Then use the ENTRY FORM to enter.  Good luck, I hope you WIN!

152 comments:

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    1. REAL BUTTER AND JAM, SOMETIMES ON THE PLAIN ONES I PUT A SLICE OF TOMATO AND MELTED CHEESE ON TOP!!

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  2. homemade jam from berries I picked in the summer! :)

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  3. Jam if lazy, otherwise egg and cheese @cathyincanada

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  4. My kids when younge always love it when I used english muffins to make mini pizzas for them ! The prefect size for kids !

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  5. I love their english muffins. I like them toasted with butter/cream cheese OR I like them toasted with a poached egg and slice of bacon...delish

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  6. I love eggs benedict so I'd try that. Great giveaway, Demspters is our brand.

    Besos, Sarah
    Zookeeper at Journeys of The Zoo
    journeysofthezoo at hotmail dot com

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  7. Yum! That looks much more delicious than the bowl of cereal I just had.

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  8. I also love eggs benedict - and we only eat Dempsters bread in our home!

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  9. i love egg and cheese on my english muffins

    mareholmberg @ hotmail.com

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  10. I like to turn mine into a breakfast sandwich with butter, eggs and cheese!
    - Dawn

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  11. Mayo, Fried eggs, bacon, cheese ! Another favorite is toasted with butter, peanut butter and bananas !! mmmmm this is making me hungry !!

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  12. Toasted with a fried egg and bacon and cheese !!! Another favorite though is toasted with peanut butter and banana's !!! MMMmmm making me hungry !!

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  13. I LOVE to turn my english muffins into little mini pizzas! Put a little pizza sauce, bacon and cheese and throw in the oven! Quick and yummy.. and even better.. my kids LOVE them!

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  14. Butter, eggs, bacon and cheese! - Lauren B.

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  15. cheese, ham and egg on my englis muffins
    anneefast@yahoo.ca

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  16. its my go to breakfast- bacon and eggs!

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  17. I'm a cheese whiz on my english muffins, kind of girl!

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  18. Love your recipe eggs , cheese and sauce on top but love my bacon tomatoe, cheese grilled english muffin yes grilled lol. So good try it you will love it

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  19. I love my english muffins with butter and strawberry jam

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  20. Peanut Butter almost every time!

    - Dani

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  21. I've always loved them drenched in PB its the best when its so creamy and melted that it drips off the side :)

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  22. I love my english muffins with butter and strawberry jam

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  23. Butter and homemade rasberry jam!

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  24. I love to put butter on a toasted english muffin, then a slice of cheddar cheese. Microwave for 15 seconds.. YUMMM

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  25. Mmmmmmmm I love english muffins anyway really...but especially with a bit of butter, eggs & cheese :-)

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  26. I love peanut butter and honey.

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  27. peanut butter and lots of it!

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  28. I like to toast them just enough to make them slightly crispy on the outside but still soft in the middle and just enough to have real butter melt into them.....yum!

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  29. Toast it and just add salted butter - delicious!

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  30. REAL BUTTER otherwise EGG!!!! (HELL YEAH!) I am craving for breakfast eggs! sooo delicious and yet it makes the healthy important meal of the day.

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  31. I like to toast them just enough to make them slightly crispy on the outside but still soft in the middle and just enough to have real butter melt into them.....yum!

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  32. Avocados on english muffins are the best!!

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  33. I love to toast them just enough until slightly crispy on the outside but still soft inside and enough to melt real butter into them....yum...

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  34. I love just butter on my english muffins!

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  35. I love scrambled eggs & cheese with lots of hotsauce mayo or hot sauce ketchep. .

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  36. poached eggggggggggggs for sure.

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  37. I like butter & HAM SHED WITH SOME JULIENNE LETTUCE
    SUBMITTED BY YUET CHAN

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  38. What a simple recipe - I too love english muffins and did not know that dempstes now made them

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  39. So many ways to enjoy them, we often make egg-mcmuffins at home, but I love to put honey or melt a big slice of real cheese after it's been buttered!

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  40. english muffin spread with butter add with greek yugort....start my day....

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  41. Although I am a big fan of Eggs Benedict myself, my fave use of an english muffin came from my mom. She would put "pizza sauce", a piece of mushroom/pepperoni and cheese then freeze them. They were the perfect mini pizza snack!!!

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  42. Try Dempster's english muffins with Jalapeno Havarti, Smoked Salmon topped with an egg and hollandaise sauce. Very tasty!

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  43. I love to put a slice of tomato, cheddar cheese and turkey breast on my english muffins. So yummy!

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  44. Microwave Egg with slice of cheese.

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  45. Almond butter and bananas atop a Demptsters English Muffin. YUM!

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  46. Mmmm... we might need to have breakfast for dinner tonight!

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  47. soft fried egg, ham , less calories that the 'real 'eggs benne...
    when you cut into the egg it ooozes all over and has the same effect as hollandaise

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  48. Real butter & jam :) Love english muffins!

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  49. peanut butter and banana

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  50. I love making an inside out english muffin sandwich with ham & cheese on my pannini grill. Just make the sandwich with the nooks and crannies on the outside, butter them, and then grill. The nooks and crannies get golden brown!

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  51. I like to make inside out english muffin sandwiches with ham and cheese on my pannini grill. Butter the nooks and crannies and keep them on the outside and they get all golden brown!

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  52. I like butter on my Dempsters English Muffins

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  53. A "healthy" margarine with good non-commercial honey, or very soft poached eggs

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  54. Peanut butter is the best on an English Muffin!!

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  55. Tomato sauce,italian seasoning, mozzarella cheese, chopped onions and diced ham.

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  56. Egg and Cheese....:)

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  57. love to eat honey and peanut butter

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  58. I have those english muffins on my counter as I type. I made mini pizzas with them, and enjoy them toasted:)

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  59. eggs with cheese and bacon

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  60. I like my English muffins only for egg bennies.. Or I can eat them just with butter, but then I very rarely buy them

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  61. I like my english muffins, toasted with butter and grape jelly! YUM!

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  62. I eat English Muffins every morning,toasted with Becel Light and low fat Kraft peanut butter

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  63. I use them instead of bread for sandwiches

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  64. plain cream cheese and raspberry jam... mmmm.
    >sarah claybert<

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  65. I am an Eggs Benedict fanatic and if it wasn't so fattening I would have it once a week, I use bacon for ham sometimes, another thing we like is in the toaster oven toast slightly buttered muffins and toast, then on each sode put 1/2 a slice of Kraft singles or Velveeta and put back in the toaster oven til cheese melts.

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  66. Either peanut butter or I use them to make mini pizzas.

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  67. I love to keep it simple and just use butter!

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  68. Sausage and eggs breakfast sandwich, I think I'll go get one now.

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  69. I like to fry and egg, top with cheese and mayo and put that on a Dempsters.

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  70. My family loves english muffins for everything..especially after hockey on the weekends with eggs, ham, cheese and veges.

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  71. I would put an egg and slice of cheddar cheese

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  72. Butter and peanut butty, so melty delicious!

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  73. I like to put eggs and a slice of cheese on my english muffin.

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  74. I like to any kind of jam or honey on it!

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  75. I like to make my own Egg Muffin, poached egg in the microwave, & cheese on toasted whole wheat english muffins

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  76. I love to put almond butter and grape jelly on my English muffins!

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  77. I like to put bacon and cheese.

    billiondollarprincesss@hotmail.com

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  78. I like to have an English muffin with butter and cheese.
    Thanks.

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  79. Toasted with butter and strawberry jam....extra butter :)

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  80. I love english muffins toasted with peanut butter or with bacon and scrambled eggs. YUM

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  81. I often enjoy it with just butter but sometimes with an egg and cheese to change it up.

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  82. runny egg with freshly milled pepper.

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  83. butter and jam or butter, jam, ham and egg

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  84. I like to put butter and jam on my english muffins.

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  85. I love a toasted English Muffin with creamy peanut butter on it!

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  86. I would love to treat someone to this awesome prize, unfortunately I need it badly myself. I would have to be selfish!

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  87. I'd keep it for myself, but only because I am desperate for a nice, warm winter coat. I love this one!

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  88. Thank you so much for the egg benny recipe and how to make hollandaise sauce from scratch! I am making these for my husband tomorrow morning since he also loves egg bennies for breakfast.

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