Fast Food Vs. Homemade: McDonald's Egg McMuffin

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  • TwistedSouL
    TwistedSouL 6 days ago

    “This is *so* much better...!”
    2 seconds later
    “They taste *so* similar.”

  • - Pei -
    - Pei - 9 days ago

    Y'all need moderators for the comments

  • Evolgnius Dotcom
    Evolgnius Dotcom 21 day ago

    Ugly people like us should not be making videos, unless, its actually quality... or enterteining, FAIL!!!

  • ChelSierra Remly
    ChelSierra Remly 26 days ago

    Double the recipe and put leftovers in the freezer.

  • Sam Evans
    Sam Evans Month ago

    Don’t ever use margarine. It’s way worse than butter because of the transfat.

  • Zigibot
    Zigibot Month ago

    They needed 4 hours to make a breakfast snack? Why are americans incompetent trolls.

  • CL4P-TP Steward Bot

    This would be good if you had the bread part ready the day before

  • Shawna Graves
    Shawna Graves Month ago

    #McD's squad where you at🍔🍟😁😉🤗🙂☺😏😜😌

  • I Am 999
    I Am 999 Month ago +1

    The girl wearing orange is just talking while the girl wearing read and white stripes is doing all the work.

  • Akil Cyrus
    Akil Cyrus Month ago

    Did the girl in orange pick her nose while making this video? 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • N Esco
    N Esco Month ago

    Girls come over my pad. I’ll crush both of you all night and we eat home made McMuffin it’s going to be with SAUSAGE 😉

    JACKABOY 2 months ago

    Ronda rousey ?

  • Thijs Brundel
    Thijs Brundel 2 months ago

    Red girl here for the tasty, orange girl is here for the fun. Perfect balance!

  • ben segall
    ben segall 2 months ago


  • Trevor Cook
    Trevor Cook 2 months ago

    i really like the subject of this video and feel like it'd be neat.. but these two stupid girls ruined it. I got through 2 minutes and 15 seconds and stopped watching lol. I like the red and white striped lady, but the chemistry of the two just made her worse, and then the whole video is just wognwprgs.. no thanks

  • Snap Back
    Snap Back 2 months ago +1

    On behalf of all Canadians - that is not Canadian bacon it’s just sliced ham 🤦🏽‍♀️

  • angel
    angel 2 months ago

    that's not canadian bacon what thefuck

  • Tahmina Aziz
    Tahmina Aziz 2 months ago

    lol everyone's hating on Ella in the comments ooft

  • Da ZecretPianizt
    Da ZecretPianizt 3 months ago

    Orange lady was cute AF

  • Why'd of Vir
    Why'd of Vir 3 months ago

    The orange girl shitty attitude plus bad looking.

  • apples and music
    apples and music 3 months ago

    I wonder if anyone notices that Canadians don’t call Canadian bacon... Canadian bacon

  • Jack Crockford
    Jack Crockford 3 months ago


  • Ride The Gamer
    Ride The Gamer 3 months ago

    Sup bro

  • Kruttika Aggarwal
    Kruttika Aggarwal 3 months ago

    Please explain to me more about your 'ease and convenience' when you are lying in your hospital bed due to blocked arteries or stomach cancer. I don't understand Americans. Y'all know and say 'McDonalds is sooo badddd' while stuffing your mouth with that trash. What was really so special about McMuffin? Its freaking egg, meat, and cheese slice on bread. Just do it at home and stay healthy!

  • Angelene Bull
    Angelene Bull 3 months ago

    The girl in orange really cares about how long it took to make the homemade version. Kept bringing it up

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    Stupid to make your own muffins. Mcdonalds buys theirs. They just wasted time.

  • Jallen halifax
    Jallen halifax 3 months ago

    I canada we just call it ham.

  • Melinda
    Melinda 3 months ago

    The end of the video was highly repetitive.

  • Romana 22
    Romana 22 3 months ago

    This is rather like a parody on cooking... it doesn't take 4 hours to prepare English muffins, maybe you should get more skills first and then shoot videos on cooking

    JUAN SOTO-GARCIA 3 months ago

    Where are the men??? !!! . They need a man to lead them lmao actually the women to the right can cook lol

      JUAN SOTO-GARCIA 3 months ago

      @steph baybiie without men building all the buildings you wouldnt be sleeping under a roof. Show some respect #entitled

    • steph baybiie
      steph baybiie 3 months ago

      Without women there would be no chauvinistic men like u. Pig.

  • Kardall
    Kardall 3 months ago

    Did it take your 10 minutes or less to cook the egg, canadian bacon and assemble? If so, then that's another way you can look at it. You could make the buns before hand, freeze them / store them, and make as many as you want when you want them.
    Make 16 English Muffins on a slow Sunday. Keep them in the refrigerator all week and use them for the week to make your egg McMuffins.
    Plus, you have to factor in the cost of the employee's wages of the time it takes to make and serve you the McMuffins @ McDonald's. You factored in your time, but you ignore their time. Not a fair comparison.
    Time to Time Comparison is needed.
    Lets say it takes 10 people $200/hr to make 10,000 English Muffins Total. That is $0.50 / English Muffin
    So $0.50 x 16 English Muffins is $8/hr cost per English Muffin to produce your home-made muffins if you get paid $20/hr. to bake them for McDonald's at the factory.
    So to make your Homemade English Muffins (from what I can gather from the video). 15 Minutes to Mix Ingredients + 1 Hour of Rising + 15 minutes of Making the Circles + 15 Minutes of Rising Circles then 15 Minutes to Cook.
    So that's 2 Hours from start to finish for the English Muffins. That is a cost of $40 per 16 English Muffins for a Fresh Home-Made Product.
    Bacon and Eggs total cook time would be around 2 Minutes for Bacon + Eggs around 3 Minutes so 5 Minutes of total time (even though it's really only 3 cause you cook them at the same time).
    so at $20/hr. it cost you $1.67 to make the insides. So lets say you can only do 4 at a time that is x4 so $6.68 for the whole batch worth of bacon and eggs.
    Assembly of 1 minute of $0.34 @ $20/hr. (i'm just going to assume it takes you 2 minutes to assemble 16 Egg McMuffins) so this $0.68 to make all of them.
    So total cost of 16 would be: $47.36 to make 16 Home-Made Egg McMuffins.
    You had 4, so yours cost you $11.84 for the 4.
    How much did the ones from McDonald's cost you? One would have to assume they are in it for the profit, so it costs more to buy from the restaurant than it did to make, probably by at least 30%.
    So do a rough guesstimate of -30% for the cost of buying the McDonald's versions.
    That is the math that we want to know.
    I am going to add this in. I went to A&W this morning to get two Bacon and Eggers and it cost me $6.86 CAD for two. So that's $13.72. So -30% would be $10.55 as the Cost of Two of them (Probably a lot less due to volume but). That means if I got 4 of them, it would cost them $21.10 to make the 4 Bacon and Eggers at A&W. And it takes me 5 minutes to get them.
    That is $3.52 / Minute for each Bacon and Egger. (Takes 5 minutes)
    McDonald's would be $1.97 / Minute for each Egg McMuffin. (Takes 10 Minutes)
    Please Reply, even though this was from December 2018 :(

  • phshon
    phshon 3 months ago

    I don’t know what everyone’s problem is, but these girls are great together. Very good vid. Thanks

  • King Walker
    King Walker 3 months ago

    The girl on the left seem fake for some reason

  • King Walker
    King Walker 3 months ago

    McDonald’s and all the other places be sellin that fake meat

  • Luka Antulytė
    Luka Antulytė 3 months ago

    Just realized that ENGLISH muffin is made with AMERICAN cheese and CANADIAN bacon, then why it is called ENGLISH muffin? 😂🤔

  • La Pelusa
    La Pelusa 3 months ago +1

    There is a much better video for this recipe from 4 years ago

    • La Pelusa
      La Pelusa 3 months ago

      From Crouton Crackerjacks

  • Isabella Marie
    Isabella Marie 3 months ago +1

    50%of the comments: don't put the girl in the orange in anymore videos
    30% of the comments: girl in the striped shirt did everything by herself
    15% of the comments: bon appetit did this first
    The rest of the comments : (random garbage)

  • Robnation
    Robnation 3 months ago

    Or do the survey on your McReceipt and get 2 for 1. Roughly $4 for 2.

  • Marielle 24
    Marielle 24 3 months ago

    The girl on the left is annoying, and she doesn't know sanitary

  • Natalie N
    Natalie N 4 months ago

    wow so glad the girl in the orange was there, who else would punch the dough and help make it into balls😂

  • Fabz rocks
    Fabz rocks 4 months ago

    The trumpet sound is so much similar to what I heard on dragon ball super

  • Gustavo Costa
    Gustavo Costa 4 months ago

    Who do we want? Alix and Rie! When do we want? Now!

  • Jo The Black Wolf
    Jo The Black Wolf 4 months ago

    I was told McDonalds is known as the 100% pure Diabetes Restaurant. But I think that's only if you eat McDonalds everyday for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, there is a risk that you can get diabetes very easily. But if you only eat like almost for times like once or twice a month, you won't get sick. Just stay healthy if you wanna feel good about your life.

  • Galaxy
    Galaxy 4 months ago

    Can we just point out the fact that fucking called ham Canadian bacon like why the fuck do people think Canada’s bacon is ham when it’s not bacon is bacon and ham is ham get it through you’re heads

  • Kim Nu
    Kim Nu 4 months ago

    The girl in orange is useless👎

  • trippy taurus
    trippy taurus 4 months ago

    homegirl on the left seems high as a kite

  • cloudz spams L2
    cloudz spams L2 4 months ago

    That's not Canadian bacon

  • Jadwal Cabang
    Jadwal Cabang 4 months ago

    You can't calculate cost, time and effort just to make 2 pcs. no one would make english muffin or bread from scratch just to eat 1 portion, that's just stupid.

  • Jennifer Kim
    Jennifer Kim 4 months ago

    No hate but the way the girl in the orange shirt talked anNoyed me so much. Not something she could really change, so.,,, sorry. But it just bothered me so much.

  • Jessica Raine
    Jessica Raine 4 months ago

    *(mysterious music)*

  • Imaan Isaacs
    Imaan Isaacs 4 months ago

    This was really hard to watch because they have zero personality.

  • Alv1n75649
    Alv1n75649 4 months ago

    Wow that look delicious. Make a pizza then see if it tastes as good as a Pizza Hut pizza

  • Gustavo Fonseca
    Gustavo Fonseca 4 months ago

    Orange shirt girl is not the move 🙅🏻‍♂️

  • Hello Bye
    Hello Bye 4 months ago

    Why everyone is hating the orange shirt girl who name Ella who is one of my fav buzzfeed producer, and I’m pretty surprise cuz she exist for so long and nobody knows her name, I guess tasty viewer don’t watch buzzfeed violet or as/it 😂

    • Hello Bye
      Hello Bye 4 months ago

      But agree for people who saying the video is kinda boring 😑

  • MrsBungle78
    MrsBungle78 4 months ago

    I don’t think you really have to go as far as making home made muffins. Obviously for the purpose of the video it was interesting, but if you’re at home, just buy some! It will cut hours off of this process! I make my own fancy breakfast muffins that everyone says are better than McDonalds’ (I wouldn’t know, I’ve never had an Egg McMuffin!😲) & they sure smell better! I whisk some eggs, season & add a little cream (& sometimes a little garlic because I put garlic in everything!). Then I get a slice tin/tray & scatter some diced onion, baby spinach & torn up slices of honey baked ham (paper thin sliced/shaved) all over the bottom of the slice tin. Pour egg mixture over & sprinkle cheese on top (I like a mix of cheddar & Parmesan). Bake in the oven until set & golden. Cut into small squares to fit an English muffin, place on toasted (& preferably buttered) muffin & add a slice of cheese. Ta-da! It’s amazing!😋

  • Stacey Hsu
    Stacey Hsu 4 months ago

    Why did no one edit this video. So much nonsense

  • JT
    JT 4 months ago

    Go to your local bakery and buy fresh baked English Muffins.

  • Mary Jane
    Mary Jane 4 months ago

    Is it just me or does Caitlin look like the feminine version of Ryland, Shane Dawsons bf

  • Ling G
    Ling G 4 months ago

    How about health, why is that never a category when recreating fast food?

  • To Nguyen
    To Nguyen 4 months ago

    The girl on the right is how i imagine pam from archer in real life

  • Sweetwaterdream
    Sweetwaterdream 4 months ago +1

    I like concept but it’s dulll...I mean it’s just making an English muffin...

  • Lunar’s World
    Lunar’s World 4 months ago

    with or without elle, it would still be the same as she didn't do anything

  • István Antal
    István Antal 4 months ago

    Where is the recipe??

  • Lilysaurus Rex
    Lilysaurus Rex 4 months ago

    but the outside of the eggs are so dirty NOOO

  • Maltbrew
    Maltbrew 4 months ago

    "You can also use margerine"
    No you fucking can't!!! You can use margerine to lube the inside of the trashcan!

  • Gina Rigatuso
    Gina Rigatuso 4 months ago

    Ok but by the time you get done all of that its lunchtime and you've missed mark. lol

  • Miss Maryam
    Miss Maryam 4 months ago

    You can buy the Mcmuffin like a good Kingsmill brand for £1 lol 👍👍 This video was fun you guys did great

  • DanaKnowsItAll
    DanaKnowsItAll 4 months ago

    you can freeze the muffins for future use.. freeze while their hot and they defrost as if theyve just been baked

  • Cheryl Chen
    Cheryl Chen 4 months ago

    It’s not called Canadian bacon! It’s called ham!

    P.s. I’m Canadian. I know what I’m talking about

  • emma taylor
    emma taylor 4 months ago

    the rip off of original vs gourmet

  • sweetlitttle birdie
    sweetlitttle birdie 4 months ago

    caitlin did all d work but u tasty people were pathetic enough to not even include her in d thumbnail..ella did nothing ...still ends up on d thumbnail..shame on u tasty

  • sweetlitttle birdie
    sweetlitttle birdie 4 months ago

    ella...y so annoying...dat tone is so cringey...u did nothing except annoy the audience.

  • sweetlitttle birdie
    sweetlitttle birdie 4 months ago

    she didn't even activate d yeast...n y does this girl in orange top acting so dumb n high

  • Michael Dow, Jr.
    Michael Dow, Jr. 4 months ago

    English muffin
    Canadian bacon
    American cheese

  • Sarah Michelle
    Sarah Michelle 4 months ago

    Did they call that Canadian Bacon? WHAT!? NO! Peameal bacon is Canadian bacon. In Canada the McMuffins have ham, regular bacon, or sausage on them. They know better than to call that ham Canadian bacon - no one would buy the lies!

  • Rachel Nolan
    Rachel Nolan 4 months ago

    The bacon is usually only cooked 10 seconds on each side

  • Jeanne Ruiz
    Jeanne Ruiz 4 months ago

    The girl on the left reminds me of Brian from the movie Half Baked !!

  • trinichick76
    trinichick76 4 months ago

    So while the muffins were cooking, couldn't they have cooked the eggs?

  • Kaitlyn Mac
    Kaitlyn Mac 4 months ago

    It’s not called Canadian bacon it’s called peameal bacon. No one here in Canada calls it canadian bacon

  • Katelynn McDonald
    Katelynn McDonald 4 months ago

    They could have bought the pre made english muffin

  • Omonigho Idara-Umoren
    Omonigho Idara-Umoren 4 months ago

    They did really really good.

  • kemmayr
    kemmayr 4 months ago

    Home made,can't beat a scrambled egg roll either ☺

  • Corrie2010
    Corrie2010 4 months ago

    Why does the girl on the left have zero personality?! Why did they bother putting her in the video?!

  • ElephantGirl03 Toth
    ElephantGirl03 Toth 4 months ago

    lazy 😂 watch super size me u will never eat there again

  • BrentMacaraig
    BrentMacaraig 4 months ago

    Deflate it gently. Lets punch it

  • kathrynvanwaart
    kathrynvanwaart 4 months ago

    Dont mix with the shell... salmonella for the win than i guess

  • Cerys Angel
    Cerys Angel 4 months ago

    It’s not homemade enough, *I didn’t see you freshly get that egg out of a chicken’s behind and kill that pig*

  • Meg Erick
    Meg Erick 4 months ago

    I just wish people would stop calling back bacon Canadian bacon it’s just annoying. No one in Canada calls it that least not where I’m from idk why but it just pisses me off every time 😅
    Sorry for my rant that no one cares about ✌🏻

    • Meg Erick
      Meg Erick 4 months ago

      I’m sorry I’m so triggered

  • Isabella Bove
    Isabella Bove 4 months ago


  • Flor Diaz
    Flor Diaz 4 months ago

    Can someone make a hbcb from whataburger🤤🤤🤤

  • Decorum Mortis
    Decorum Mortis 4 months ago

    homemade ones hands down
    1. the price of the ingredients when you math it out is actually cheaper than the whole sandwich from MacD itself.
    2. even though YES it takes 4+ hours to make the sandwiches completely... BUT you can go and do anything else during the period of time the dough was rising... Dishes? Cleaning? A nap? etc. MacD takes time to get there, time to order, time waiting to get your meal paid for, time to get it, waiting in traffic again, getting home... eating it... Even if you are 10 minutes away from a MacD from home with traffic, that's 20 minutes of traffic + another 10 minutes waiting in the Drive Through to order, 2 minutes paying, another 5 minutes waiting to get it, 15 minutes waiting to get back INTO traffic because we all know people are asshats... So that is what? 20 + 10 + 2 + 5 + 15... let's call it an hour. a full hour that you could have been doing something else other than sitting in your car. Sure you could eat your meal during that 15 minutes from getting your food and getting into traffic, but who wants to drive with greasy fingers?
    3. Customization is so doable here. You could make wheat muffins, pumpernickel, glutten free, etc. MacD you get one kind of muffin.... The basic one. You can swap out bacon for the ham or sausage for the ham, you could ADD additional meats with the ham (my go to).
    That is my two cents at least.

  • Scooby doooby 5
    Scooby doooby 5 4 months ago

    Make me a giant sausage egg and chesse mc muffin

  • Amber Fall
    Amber Fall 4 months ago

    Why do Americans think ham is Canadian bacon?

  • Kira Anastasia Andersen

    "chefs at Mcdonalds" um ok

  • Cerridwen Kaiding
    Cerridwen Kaiding 4 months ago

    I was honestly disappointed in this video. I normally still enjoy the chick in the orange's personality, but in this video she just seemed too stoned to function and didnt really add anything to the video. Also I think that the convenience factor was kind of stupid. It would take so much less time to just buy muffins from the store and toast up an egg and bacon and put them on it before headed to work than sitting in a line at a McDonald's waiting for your food that costs like a dollar more per serving.

  • Kam Mike
    Kam Mike 4 months ago

    That girl in the orange shouldn't even be there, she didnt do shit, kept cutting the other girl off and is ugly as fuck

  • zack dasheeky37
    zack dasheeky37 4 months ago

    homemade doesnt have human excrements on them.

  • Marco Uribe
    Marco Uribe 4 months ago

    They look smelly. The ladies...look like they smell bad.

  • Marco Uribe
    Marco Uribe 4 months ago

    These ladies are so annoying.