The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg ~ Easy to Follow Steps
Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. Get ready for tender whites and golden yellow yolks every time. So lets get cracking!
I’m excited to be teaming up with my good friend Nathan from Minnesota Cold for a fun series all about eggs. We are sharing “egg-citing” experiments and unique ways to color eggs. No traditional egg dye here!
This is our fail-proof method for absolutely perfect results — no special equipment required.
How to make the Perfect Egg ~ Every time!
- Place the eggs in saucepan ~ Make sure it is large enough to hold all the eggs in single layer.
- Fill with cold water ~ Just to cover eggs by 1 inch.
- Bring to a rolling boil
- Turn off your stove and cover your pot
- Let egg sit the hot water covered for 15 minutes
- Bring them to the sink, drain the hot water and run cold water over the eggs until the shells are cold to the touch.
- Drain, refrigerate, peel and enjoy!
Insider Tips on How to Hard Boil Eggs Perfectly
- Eggs are easier to peel when they are about 10 days old. Fresh eggs will boil the same, but the shells are harder to peel off and 1/2 the egg seems to be removed with the shell.
- Peeling eggs is never fun, that is until now! No more struggle to peel hard boiled egg. Seriously, I’m not joking. This simple trick will have you peeling eggs like a pro…ready to be amazed? How to peel an egg the easy way.
- Green/grey yolks are never appealing. This means that your egg was over cooked. By following the steps above, the will yolks retain their bright yellow color.
Egg Experiments featured in the video:
For more amazing experiments, especially ones that embrace the cold, check out Minnesota Cold on YouTube. A few of my favorites include blowing frozen bubbles, sledding on a frozen towel and jumping on a frozen trampoline.