Whataburger Breakfast On A Bun

Whataburger Breakfast On a Bun is one of most frequent ordered items when I am on the road. In fact, when I moved out of Texas for a few months, I wanted a couple of things, breakfast tacos and Whataburger? What makes Whataburger so great? Good quality ingredients, and the fact that what is should be hot is served hot. I know, its a minor quibble, but I really like hot french fries and a burger that doesn’t have that feeling that parts of it were prepared way before I ordered it.

I feel like I could be a Whataburger commercial. When in doubt about where to get a lunch, this place often comes in mind. They will customize your order any way you like it. It doesn’t matter what you request is, they will do it right. I also love the fact that they have some of the best iced tea around. At one point in my life, I think I used to have to carve out a place in my budget for this restaurant. Their Breakfast On A Bun is a great example of their menu, this has a few ingredients in it, but they go together so well.
I prefer mine with bacon, but this could also be served with a nice sausage patty instead of the bacon. I am using a wide mouth canning lid to keep the egg nice and uniform. While I have seen those really nice egg forms in stores, I thought they were a little overpriced for me. The wide mouth canning lid works very well. I have read you could use a tuna can with both ends cut off and use just the ring portion. If you want to serve your egg sunny side up, you will want to spray your ring with a little bit of non-stick spray, if not, flip the egg, and when the egg is done, run a knife around the rim of the lid, and this will set the egg free.
Now let’s get cooking.

Whataburger Breakfast On a Bun

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  • Recipe Type: Copycat Restaurant Recipes, CopyKat Recipes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 1
Whataburger Breakfast On a Bun

You can make a breakfast sandwich just like the Whataburger does.


  • 1 hamburger bun - smaller size is best
  • 1 egg
  • 2 slices of bacon or 1 sausage patty
  • 1 slice of American cheese


Place a skillet over medium heat and cook two pieces of bacon on the skillet. Once the bacon grease has started to release some of the grease place a wide mouth canning ring onto the skillet. Crack one egg and place the egg inside of the canning ring. Continue to cook bacon and remove from pan when done, draining on paper towels. Flip the egg over and allow the other side to cook. The sandwiches are served with solid, not runny yolks. When the egg has finished cooking (it should take about 30 seconds once you have flipped it over), remove from pan.

To assemble the sandwich place the two slices of bacon down on the bottom bun, you can break the bacon in half so it will fit the hamburger bun, add the egg, and then top with cheese. Place the top bun on top of the cheese.

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  • Melissa Sutton

    Wow~ I thought Whataburgers were only in North Carolina! Ha! We have several in the area I live in and they have been here for 50 years! My oldest Brother used to go to the “Drive-In” when he was a teen and he`ll be 71 in Dec. Glad to know they exist somewhere else :)

    • stephaniemanley

      I love the Whataburger restaurants, I know they had been around for awhile. I wasn’t sure for how long. I have seen some of those other ones, I love the way they used to be built.

  • http://www.facebook.com/TeresaStevens55 Teresa Stevens

    Whataburger…only in TEXAS!!!!

    • Whataburger lover

      They are in a few more states than Texas. I love Whataburger, their iced tea is always fresh, and the fries are always hot.

  • Sheric

    I eat a WB BOB at least once a week…with bacon.

    • http://www.copykat.com Stephanie

      It is likely we will run into each other eventually.