Bonnie’s Crab Cakes

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jul 12th
  • Ready In1h 5m
  • Servings6
  • Calories126
My husband and I live in Maryland. He absolutely loves crab cakes and he's VERY picky. He thinks these are great! If you'd like, sprinkle more Old Bay® on top.

Bonnie’s Crab Cakes Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Bonnie’s Crab Cakes for 6 servings:

  • 1 pound lump crabmeat
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Bonnie’s Crab Cakes Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In1h 5m

To cook Bonnie’s Crab Cakes, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Bonnie’s Crab Cakes is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Bonnie’s Crab Cakes within 1 hour 5 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Bonnie’s Crab Cakes easily:

  1. 1 Mix crabmeat, bread crumbs, seafood seasoning, parsley, salt, and pepper together in a bowl.
  2. 2 Beat egg with mayonnaise, and mustard in a separate bowl. Stir egg mixture into crabmeat mixture; shape into 6 patties.
  3. 3 Lightly grease a baking sheet. Arrange patties onto baking sheet; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  4. 4 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. 5 Bake patties in preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 minutes.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 126 calories; 5.4 grams of fat; 1.6 grams of carbohydrates; 16.7 grams of protein; 96 milligrams of cholesterol; 699 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 6th 2017

    Seriously, do NOT put this much Old Bay in your crab cakes - it ruined the $19 of crabmeat I bought! The rest of the recipe was ok. I pan fried in a little butter, rather than bake, but eith ...

  2. Feb 10th 2017

    Way too salty. We could even eat them. We had to throw all of the crab cakes away. I may try to make these again and use 1tsp Old Bay instead of 1 1/2 tablespoons.

  3. Dec 3rd 2016

    Simple and delicious

  4. Nov 6th 2016

    Waaay too salty. I added the full amount of old bay and a little sprinkle of salt. I thought it'd be okay based on previous reviews because we like things a bit salty but wow, they weren't ...

  5. Oct 15th 2016

    These were amazing. I enjoyed that they're baked. I did double the amount of lemon and seafood seasoning. Absolutely delicious and easy to make.

  6. Jul 27th 2016

    Followed the recipe as written . Tasted the crab. Next time I won't add salt.

  7. Feb 4th 2015

    I am from Maryland, born and bred. This is the way to make crab cakes except they are typically fried in a lot of hot oil or broiled. Of course, the essential ingredient in this recipe is th ...

  8. Dec 30th 2014

    Great directions very easy to follow and the crab cakes tasted delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

  9. Dec 30th 2013

    Tasty! I like my crab cakes with more meat than filler and this has lots of meat and great flavor.