Starbucks Egg Bites Recipe [Best Copycat]

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Starbucks egg bites recipe

Craving those delicious Starbucks egg bites but don’t want to make a trip to the coffee shop?

We’ve got you covered! After trying and testing various combinations, we’ve come up with the perfect copycat recipe that captures the essence of Starbucks’ signature breakfast item. 

These egg bites are not only protein-packed and low-carb but also incredibly versatile.

Dive into the recipe below and start your day with a delightful bite!

Serves: 6

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 1 Hours
Total Time: 1 Hours 10 Minutes


  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 100g Cottage Cheese
  • Optional toppings: bacon, gruyere, red pepper, or any veggies and protein of your choice.


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Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites Copycat Recipe


  1. In a blender, combine the eggs, olive oil, and cottage cheese. Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour the blended mixture into silicone moulds or small ramekins, filling each about halfway.
  3. Add your chosen toppings into each mould or ramekin, pressing them gently into the egg mixture.
  4. Place the moulds or ramekins in sous vide water bath and cook at 172°F (77.8°C) for 1 hour.
  5. Once cooked, remove the egg bites from the water bath and let them cool for a few minutes.
  6. Gently remove the egg bites from the moulds or ramekins and serve warm. Enjoy your homemade Starbucks sous vide egg bites!

FAQ's on Starbucks Egg Bites

What are the main ingredients in Starbucks egg bites?

The 3 ingredients in our copycat Starbucks egg bites are Olive Oil, Eggs and Cottage Cheese. 

For the official egg bite ingredient we can visit the Starbucks site and see that they contain:

  • Egg Whites
  • Cottage Cheese [Cultured Nonfat Milk, Milk, Nonfat Milk, Contains 2 % Or Less Of: Whey, Salt, Maltodextrin, Citric Acid, Carrageenan, Mono- And Diglycerides, Locust Bean Gum, Guar Gum, Natural Flavors, Vitamin A Palmitate, Carbon Dioxide (To Maintain Freshness), Enzymes]
  • Monterey Jack Cheese [Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Potato Starch, Powdered Cellulose, Natamycin (A Natural Mold Inhibitor)]
  • Red Bell Pepper, 
  • Rice Starch
  • Unsalted Butter [Pasteurized Cream, Natural Flavors] 
  • Spinach, Canola Oil
  • Feta Cheese [Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Cheese Culture, Enzymes, Potato Starch]
  • Green Onion
  • Salt
  • Hot Sauce [Distilled Vinegar, Red Pepper, Salt]
  • Canola Oil
  • Spice
  • Contains Bioengineered Food Ingredients.
Egg bites made at home

Can I bake the egg bites instead of using a sous vide method?

Yes, you can bake the egg bites in an oven. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and bake the egg bites in a water bath for about 25-30 minutes or until set.

Can I customize the toppings?

Absolutely! While Starbucks offers popular flavours like bacon and gruyere or egg whites and red pepper, you can get creative and add any veggies and protein you prefer.

How do I store leftover egg bites?

Store any leftover egg bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. You can reheat them in the microwave for a quick breakfast on the go.

How long can I store Starbucks copycat egg bites in the freezer?

You can store the egg bites in the freezer for up to 2 months. Ensure they are wrapped tightly in plastic wrap or stored in a freezer-safe container to maintain freshness.

What's the best way to reheat frozen egg bites?

For best results, thaw the egg bites in the refrigerator overnight. Then, microwave them on medium power for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Alternatively, you can reheat them directly from the freezer, but it may take a bit longer.

Is there a vegan alternative to this recipe?

Certainly! You can substitute regular eggs with tofu or chickpea flour mixture, use vegan cheese in place of cottage cheese, and opt for plant-based toppings.

Are these egg bites gluten-free?

Yes, the basic recipe for egg bites is gluten-free. However, always check the labels of any additional ingredients or toppings you add to ensure they don’t contain gluten.

Can I use different types of cheese in the egg bites recipe?

Yes, you can experiment with various cheeses like cheddar, mozzarella, or feta. Each cheese will give the egg bites a unique flavour profile.