Liberace’s Special 15-Minute Eggs

Liberace’s Special 15-Minute Eggs

Good news.  I've found the motherlode of celebrity recipes.  

Lately I've made Carol Burnett's Meatloaf and Frank Oz's Glop.  Good recipes both.  But today I found a website that is all celebrity recipes, all the time.  It's called Silver Screen Suppers, and it is delightful.  

I came across it while hunting down recipes from Liberace Cooks!, the pianist's infamous cookbook.  Silver Screen Suppers posted Liberace's recipe for baked eggs.

Vintage Liberace Cooks! Cook Book Liberace's Special 15 Minute Eggs Recipe
 

They go a little something like this:

Liberace Special 15-Minute Eggs (serves 1)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half or light cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
Warm a baking dish about 2 1/2 to 3 inches across. Put in a little butter. Then break in the eggs. Pour over the half-and-half or cream, which should almost cover the eggs. Dot with remaining butter, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cheese. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 7 or 8 minutes until the whites are set

I have just one small note on the recipe: 

If you eat this for breakfast you will likely die.

 Low Carb 15 Minute Baked Egg Recipe

I made his 15-Minute Eggs this morning and I barely survived it.  It was this eggy soup of pure cream and melted butter.  I never drank butter before today.  It was just wretched.  But given the chef, I don't know why I expected moderation.  Liberace has been known to over do it. (below)

Baked eggs are a great idea in theory though, so I just found a more reasonable recipe for them.  It uses half the cream and a fraction of the butter, but still feels incredibly decadent.

So, for everybody's sake, let's just slide Liberace's recipe back behind the candelabra.  

 Low Carb Keto Baked Eggs Recipe

Low Carb Baked Eggs

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoonf resh parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

1.  Heat oven to 425° degrees F, and coat a 4 - ounce ramekin with the butter.

2.  Place 2 tablespoons cream in the ramekin, and then crack 2 eggs on top. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.

3.  Bake 10 to 12 bake until the whites are set, 10-12 minutes.

4.  Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.

SERVINGS: 1

PREP TIME: 5 MIN   COOK TIME: 10 MIN

NUTRITIONAL INFO: Calories 288 Fat 25g Protein 14g Carb 2g Fiber 0g Net Carbs 2g

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