Why did McDonald’s double sausage egg mcmuffin become my favorite?

Growing up, McDonald’s breakfast was always a treat but as soon as I got introduced to their delicious menu items and especially double sausage egg mcmuffin I fell in love with them instantly. Want to know why? Let me share with you the reasons for it.

McDonald’s have always prioritised their customer’s needs and demands be it in curating their exclusive wraps menu or their signature hot drinks. They serve to cater the needs of the customers, helping them in developing their fantasy food.

Imagine, having toasted mcmuffins with layers of two tender sausage patties, a perfectly cooked egg with a slice of melted cheese, in your breakfast. Each bite tastes perfect and gives you a flavorful satisfaction. It’s a delectable treat that nobody could deny. 

I have always been a fan of mcmuffins that offer rich flavor with a delicious  aroma and nothing can give me this treat but only sausage, egg and cheese muffins by mcdonald’s. 

price & Availability

The double sausage egg mcmuffin is available at the price of £ 3.19 as an individual menu item while if you opt to buy it as a meal then you would get either two drinks or one drink and a hash brown.

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What are the ingredients that make it so perfect?

The specially chosen ingredients that are used in double sausage egg mcmuffin are: 

  • English Muffins: the soft and fluffy, perfectly toasted mcmuffins serve as the star of the recipe providing base for other layers of flavours.
  • Pork sausage patties: soft, tender yet juicy pork sausage patties are cooked to perfection with herbs seasoning making it a treat for taste buds.
  • Egg: the juicy cooked egg provides all the flavours a subtle texture.
  • Cheddar Cheese slice: perfectly melted cheese slice combines all the flavours and ingredients. 
  • Liquid Vegetable & Dairy Fat Blend: it is used for cooking and seasoning the ingredients, serving as a perfect condiment.

Do You Know

The perfect shape of the eggs are due to specifically designed egg cooking moulds that are ring shaped and that is why we can never replicate these mcmuffins exactly at home. 

Dietary Information

Being a health freak, I keep a regular check on my daily calorie intake count. I tend to seek information about all the things that I consume daily. For this purpose only, I had reviewed the nutritional value information and calories in mcdonalds double sausage egg mcmuffin and here is the information that i found out. 

Nutritional informationPer portion
Energy (KJ)28%
Energy (KCAL)28%
Fat (g)46%
Of which saturated (g)58%
Carbohydrates (g)11%
Of which sugar (g)4%
Fibre (g) 
Protein (g)71%
Salt (g)42%

Reference intake of an average adult (8400 KJ/2000 KCAL)

Allergens Information

Allergens it contain:

  • Wheat gluten.
  • Rye gluten
  • Milk
  • eggs

Allergens it may contain:

  • Traces of sesame seeds.

Role Of In Popularity Of Breakfast Menu

The McDonalds mcmuffin plays a pivotal role in the success of their breakfast menu. Not only is it culinary appealing but also the flavors and the fact that it is full of nutritious requirements, has made its way towards customer’s hearts (stomachs).

People love to have these mcmuffins for their breakfast be it as sausage & egg mcmuffin or any of their signature wraps because it is delicious but also because they feel that it complies with all the dietary needs of an average adult person. Another plus point of these sausage mcmuffins is that they are pocket friendly like other menu items served at McDonald’s.

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Fun Fact

McDonald’s is one of the largest toy distributors in the whole world.

HomeMade DIY Recipe Of Double Sausage Egg McMuffin

As I am an avid fan of these sausage mcmuffins, I crave for them at odd hours, therefore I have tested and tried many recipes and finally came up with the recipe listed below. For this recipe:

Things You May Need:

  • English McMuffins.
  • Pork Sausage Patties.
  • Eggs.
  • Cheese slices.
  • Vegetable oil.
  • Butter.


  • Season your mcmuffins with vegetable oil.
  • Toast muffins on a hot griddle until they are well toasted and become golden brown.
  • Fry sausage patties in medium heated oil until they are fully cooked from both sides.
  • Fry egg in butter until yolk attains perfect consistency.


  • Place fried sausage patties on the bottom half of the toasted muffin.
  • Now place a second patty onto it.
  • Place egg above the patties.
  • Now top it up with a cheese slice.
  • Cover all of it with the top half of the muffin.
  • Warm it again slightly on a preheated griddle.

Serving Ideas

  • You may have it with fresh berries and seasonal fruits.
  • You can also have it with french fries.
  • Make it more delicious by taking coffee or any cold beverage of your choice.

Tips & Hacks

  • For fresh and best taste, have it warm.
  • Try to fry eggs in a cookie cutter or a small round mould, as it would give the perfect round shape to the eggs.
  • Toast muffins until they are on a crunchier side.
  • If you want to have it more filling, you can add more cheese slices.
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Customer Reviews

Adams, an MBA student at a famous university claims that he has been visiting McDonald’s since he was a child and he still cherish every moment, like a child, whenever he is at McD

Frequently Asked Questions

A.1 Mcdonald’s typically uses pork sausage patties in their breakfast menu items. The sausage patties are seasoned with specific herbs and then used in their kitchens to serve their customers.

A.2 The nutritional content may vary depending upon the size and serving amount. But, approximately, the nutritional value is more in double sausage and egg mcmuffin than other mcmuffins served at McDonalds.

A.3 Mcdonald’s sausage patties are proprietary items, therefore, it is not available for general sale. However, many grocery stores and ready to eat food manufacturers prepare sausage patties that are almost similar to Mcdonald’s sausage patties. You can buy them and recreate the recipe at home.

A.4 1 teaspoon of sugar is equal to 4 grams of sugar, therefore, 76/4 = 19. It shows that 76 grams of sugar is equivalent to 19 teaspoons of sugar.

A.5 The amount of carbohydrates may vary depending upon regional variations and serving sizes, but according to a general approximate calculation, Double sausage and egg mcmuffin contains around 30-35 grams of carbohydrates. This carbohydrate generally comes from English muffins as they are made from wheat, while other ingredients’ carbs contribution is very little.    

Final Thoughts

Whenever I take the last bite of my double sausage mcmuffins, my heart fills with gratitude for McDonald’s, as it truly makes my mornings blissful and energising. 

McMuffins in general had contributed their fair share in popularity of McDonald’s breakfast items making it a necessity and not luxury for every other person.

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