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Mar 14, 2007 10:49 PM

Tim Hortons - breakfast sandwiches

I did a search and couldn't find anything on this topic. My apologies if this has been covered. I recently tried a breakfast sandwich from Tim Hortons. It was 6am, I was hungry, and lacked other options. Anyhow, I had the bacon sandwich, which consisted of a spongy piece of scrambled egg, a couple slices of bacon, and a slice of cheddar cheese on a tea biscuit. I thought it was anything but good. When I checked the nutritional information later, I found it had 17 g of saturated fat. These things really make Egg McMuffins look like tasty health food in comparison.

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  1. They're good but pretty greasy/buttery.....too bad they didnt have hot sauce to put on it though..

    1. I'm a sucker for a good biscuit sandwich and love eating in the southern US...I think it lasted two bites before I threw it down in disgust. Turns out the egg patties are delivered frozen, thawed and reheated in the store and kept in a heating dish (mmmm rubbery goodness).

      Disgusting, truly disgusting. Back to home made biscuits,, fresh fried eggs and extra old cheese for me.

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      1. re: Mike from Hamilton

        I had been staying away from these things after reading the Star's nutritional analysis on them. But after reading yours I think I will be staying as far away as possible! The terms "Rubbery goodness" should not include eggs!

      2. I'll shamefully admit that my husband and I love the Sausage Mcmuffin (no egg). A McDonald's breakfast is our guilty pleasure - especially on hurried mornings. So when Timmy Ho's got into the breakfast-wich game I was curious to see how it compared. We actually conducted a little taste test (using the sausage as the base of comparisson) since there is a McDonald's across from Timmie's not far from us. The verdict... McDonalds 1, Timmie's 0. There were no discernable textures in the TH sandwich. It was a mushy, tasteless pile of blech. I even peeled the egg off the biscuit to be fair, and it was just not good.

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        1. re: Delish

          that's exactly how i feel! a part of me is absolutely addicted to the sausage mcmuffin (with egg) but in a comparison with the timmie's it just didn't cut it. part of the appeal is the varying texture from a chewy and springy english muffin, the dry creaminess of the fully cooked egg, the soft salty fat of the patty and melty processed cheese. tim's just fell apart to pieces with the touch of my lips, no bite needed. each item was just melded together into a big pile of mush with little flavour but pure salt. i don't understand how they can compete, but i guess everyone needs a morning food fix with their coffee.

          1. re: pinstripeprincess

            I too will admit to loving the sausage egg mcmuffin. however i haven;t had one in years because my body can't take the fat content.....

            I'm shocked that Tim's doesn't even bother to cook their eggs in-house....I try to avoid food at tim's as much as I can: I find the bread they use for their sandwiches looks good, but is so spongy and doughy, its like eating a marshmallow.

          2. re: Delish

            People who enjoy the McMuffin's from McDonalds will not enjoy Timmies. McD's is addictive and disgusting. The last time I got an egg mcmuffin I threw it out because the smell was so bad. It smelled like a wrapped diaper sandwich and that is being kind. I find everything from McDonalds to be absolutely nasty and greasy. If you saw how everything was prepared at McDonalds you would not want to eat there again. I find that Timmies is never a soggy spunge like these ppl claim and it is crispy on the outside and the egg is cooked like a real egg should be lol. McDonalds eggs always creep me out with their gooshiness, creepy yolk colour and rancid smell.

          3. I've tried them twice...I workout Sunday mornings, and DW is slow to start so I wind up starving for a few hours 'til we get it together to do brunch...

            The second time was to ensure that the first hadn't been a horrible mistake by the prep person...that and the absolutely craptastic service has actually made me swear to never go into the T Ho's at 7 and Red Maple again.

            1. Ewwwww! The Timmie's sausage thingy is gross! No taste, weird texture (rubbery egg, no taste sausage and crubbly biscuit), no thanks. After my 1st try, ran back to McDonald's sausage McMuffin (with egg)!!! By a wide margin, the McMuffin tastes better & doesn't fall apart...and this goes for any of the McMuffin products!