McDonald's Breakfast Sauce Copycat Recipe (2024)

McDonald’s Breakfast Sauce gives a typical and unique taste to the famous McDonald’s Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel. For a long time, numerous people have said to me that the sauce is a nice way of adding some sweetness to their McDonald’s foods and it changed their habit to have breakfast more frequently.

Unfortunately, McDonald’s has temporarily removed the McDonald’s Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel from their menu during the pandemic. Reputedly, McDonald’s had to make that decision in order to simplify store procedures and supply chains and this means each restaurant will stock fewer goods.

In turn, it makes the restaurant chain easier to operate with difficulties during the pandemic.It’s because the McDonald’s breakfast recipe requires many different ingredients.

With the absence of the McDonald’s breakfast sauce, a lot of people quit eating McDonald’s meals and created a petition to ask McDonald’s to bring back the Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel with the McDonald’s breakfast sauce. You can join the petition with other like-minded people to bring it back to the menu.

For now, in this article in Bourbon O, we will provide you a copycat recipe of the McDonald’s breakfast sauce, so that you can make your own Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel at home. The sauce was originally created by McDonald’s is too complicated for us to figure out as well as take you a lot of time to make it at home.

However, our McDonald’s breakfast sauce can create something pretty similar to the McDonald’s sauce. This will help you trigger the memory of that sauce and refresh it before it fades and is gone forever. Our McDonald’s breakfast sauce recipe is quite simple and anyone could make this delicious sauce at home.

McDonald’s Breakfast sauce

If you have ever tasted hollandaise sauce, you might notice that the McDonald’s breakfast sauce is kind of like hollandaise. It’s because they both have some similar primary ingredients such as oil, cheese, egg products, lemon, buttermilk powder along with other spices. However, the original version of this sauce created by McDonald’s is made using not under 20 different ingredients, it’s really difficult and complicated to make it at home.

Our McDonald’s breakfast sauce recipe requires fewer ingredients and is affordable for anyone to try at home. There are so many foods that you can eat with this sauce such as steak, fish, chicken, and sandwiches. Furthermore, we also show you how to create your own version of the McDonald’s Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel using the sauce you’ve created yourself. Without further ado, let’s discover how to make the McDonald’s breakfast sauce at home.

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McDonald’s breakfast sauce recipe

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As we’ve mentioned above, we want to keep the recipe simple but it still has to be able to reminisce you the original version, so the McDonald breakfast sauce we are about to make today only requires 7 ingredients which are easy to find in your kitchen.

  • Mayonnaise
  • Yellow mustard
  • Lemon juice
  • Steak sauce
  • Dried dill weed
  • Salt
  • Minced black pepper

How to make the sauce

In this article, we show you the exact ratio of the ingredients we often use to make the sauce that suits our taste. However, you can increase or decrease the volume of any ingredient in order to match your taste or you can remove the ingredient that you don’t prefer to eat or are allergic to it.

Here are what you need to prepare:

  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Steak sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Dried dill weed
  • Salt
  • Minced black pepper

All you have to do ready to serve are:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl
  • Whisk the combination until it becomes a single mixture.
  • Cover and put it in the refrigerator before use.

So, you only have to spend 5 minutes preparing and making the mixture, then you can enjoy the copycat version of the sauce in McDonald’s.

McDonald’s breakfast sauce calories: For those who are on diet and want you to take control over what you consume every day, this information is indispensable. So, we preliminarily calculate the nutrition facts of the sauce and found that 1 teaspoon of McDonald’s breakfast sauce contains around 50 calories.

How to make McDonald’s Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel

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  • Sliced beef to form a patty
  • butter/oil for the frypan
  • Wagyu fat (optional) – or you can simply use vegetable oil
  • Garlic
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 of onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 plain bagel
  • 2 slices American cheese


  • Prepare the sauce.
  • Dice the sliced beef into coarse pieces and use salt, pepper & garlic powder to season it. Then, use your hand or any equipment you have in your kitchen to form it into a patty.
  • Put 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil in a skillet and turn on the stove at medium heat.
  • Slice and put the onion into the skillet to sauté. Turn off the stove when the onion turns light brown.
  • Over medium-high heat, you melt the wagyu fat/ or vegetable oil in the pan. Place the steak patty in the pan to cook and season both sides with salt & pepper.
  • Beat an egg in a bowl, fry it, fold the egg once cooked (no need to flip the egg). In order to make the folded egg, you might need a rectangle pan to easily form the desired shape.
  • Toast the bagels and butter them.
  • Assemble the steak, egg & cheese Bagel in this order:
    • Bagel bottom half
    • Cheese
    • Steak
    • Fried onion
    • Folded egg
    • Cheese
    • McDonald’s breakfast sauce
    • Top bagel half.

In this article, Bourbon O has already shown you how to make the McDonald’s breakfast sauce and the famous steak, egg & cheese bagel at home. We would love to hear from you guys about how do you feel about our copycat recipes. If you want to know about any recipe that you find difficult to find on the internet, you can comment your questions below, so we can answer those questions for you. Thanks for reading this article.

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