Instant Pot Eggs en Cocotte (French Baked Eggs)

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Instant Pot Eggs en Cocotte (French Baked Eggs)

Classic French-style, creamy-filled, baked eggs make a simple and tasty brunch dish. Perfect for a low-carb or Keto diet.

  1.  Course: Breakfast
  2.  Cuisine: French
  3.  Keyword: baked eggs
  4.  Prep Time: 5 minutes
  5.  Cook Time: 5 minutes
  6.  Total Time: 10 minutes
  7.  Servings: 6
  8.  Calories: 155 kcal


  • 1 Tbsp. butter softened
  • 6 tsp. heavy cream
  • 6 large eggs
  • 6 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese grated
  • cracked black pepper optional


  • Grease ramekins with softened butter.
  • Pour in 1 teaspoon of heavy cream to each ramekin and swirl around to coat the bottom.
  • Crack one egg into each ramekin.
  • Then top each egg with 1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Finally, crack some black pepper on top of cheese. As much or as little as you prefer.
  • Add trivet to pot, along with 2 cups of water.
  • Place 3 ramekins on trivet, followed by second layer of 3 ramekins. Stack them in an alternating pattern, not directly on top of ramekins below. Lock lid and cook for 2 minutes at low pressure for runny yolks, 3 minutes for hard yolks.
  • Once cook time is complete, quick-release pressure. Remove lid and transfer ramekins to a rack to cool. Serve immediately.

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