What desserts or savory dishes can leftover egg yolks be used for?

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louisez May 24, 2013
trifle (especially since berry season is coming)
 
PazzoNico May 24, 2013
Or cured egg yolks; which make for a great finishing garnish on many dishes.
 
PazzoNico May 24, 2013
I'd probably use them for pasta dough; something like tajarin or chitarra or ravioli (any shape that benefits from a few extra yolks).
 
Dustimily May 24, 2013
Ice cream! French ice cream will use a good number of yolks. You could also make a savory pudding - like southern corn pudding, or use them for a decadent quiche.

For a yolk by yolk guide see this wonderful link: http://www.fortysomething.ca/2010/04/recipes_to_use_up_extra_egg_yo.php
 
ZombieCupcake May 24, 2013
http://food52.com/recipes/9286-banana-cream-pie-with-macadamia-nut-honey-cardamom-brittle omg this was a great birthday present to myself
 
ZombieCupcake May 24, 2013
Banana cream pie
 

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amysarah May 24, 2013
Sabayon, lemon (or other fruit) curd, creme caramel, pastry cream for a fruit tart...on the savory end, corn pudding or add an extra yolk or two for a very rich quiche.
 
butter S. May 24, 2013
Creme brulee; French buttercream icing; or these incredible lemon lime bars: http://www.cirquedusweet.com/2010/08/get-baked.html (I am not familiar with this blog, but I've made the bars before directly from the cookbook, and they are fantastic!)
 
ATG117 May 23, 2013
mayo, aioli, , pasta carbonara, ravioli with egg yolks tucked inside the pocket, caesar dressing, custards, ice cream, chocolate souflee, lemon cream
 
TobiT May 24, 2013
I'm really curious about the reference to egg yolks tucked inside the pockets of ravioli. I haven't heard about this before, but it sounds like it could be amazing. Is there an official name for this dish or preparation? Is it a traditional thing? Is it one egg per pocket (huge ravioli!) or broken up? Regular chicken eggs or something small like quail? Does yolk cook while tab is boiling? Or precooked? Sauces? More info please! (Can you tell I am intrigued?)
 
TobiT May 24, 2013
Oops, meant to write does yolk cook while RAVA is boiling, not TAB! Autocorrect. Grrr.
 
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