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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Servings: 4

Œufs En Cocotte (Baked Eggs)

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Bright and full of flavor

Comfort Food


  • 1 pack of Villaggio Artesano® Classic White Baguettes
  • 6 large Eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Heavy Cream
  • 1 clove of Garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup (62.5g) Gruyere, shredded
  • 1/4 cup (62.5g) Parmesan, grated
  • 1/2 cup (125g) Ham, diced
  • 1 (27oz/796ml) can crushed Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) Butter, melted
  • Herbes de Provence Butter
  • Flat-leaf Parsley, chopped


  1. Prepare baguettes according to package directions
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C)
  3. Pour melted butter into a heavy oven-proof pan/skillet to coat the inside
  4. Add in tomatoes, ham, gruyere, parmesan, and cream (Do not stir)
  5. Crack eggs into the mixture around the skillet, in a single layer, if possible
  6. Gently place to oven and bake at 375°F (190°C) for 25 – 35 minutes
  7. Slice the baguette lengthwise and spread it with Herbes de Provence butter
  8. Place onto a baking sheet and pop onto the top shelf of the oven for the last 5 minutes to toast
  9. Sprinkle the cooked egg dish with parsley and serve with toasted baguettes