Too many egg yolks

What can I make with extra egg yolks?
I’ve already made lemon curd!

  • Posted by: Jill
  • April 18, 2019


Miss K. April 29, 2019
There are cookie recipes Netherlands/ Scandanavian (sp?) That call for grated hard boiled eggs. I have lots of recipes for cookies that call for egg yolks.
Stephanie B. April 19, 2019
Carbonara for dinner and zabaglione for your dessert/coffee.
HalfPint April 19, 2019
Some of my favorite uses for egg yolks:

1. creme brûlée. I will NEVER pass up this on any dessert menu.
2. ice cream:
3. hollandaise sauce
4. flan
5. pateis de nata (Portuguese egg tarts)

HalfPint April 19, 2019
one more: Nigella Lawson's Lemon Linguine,

If my cholesterol wasn't so high, I would be making this every week.
Smaug April 19, 2019
I don't follow this stuff closely (I'm lucky enough not to have a problem with it) but I believe they've found that blood cholesterol doesn't really have much relation to cholesterol intake. Have at it.
Smaug April 19, 2019
Meatloaf/ meatballs. If you're confident in your pastry or breadmaking skills (enough to go off recipe) yolks can be added to all sorts of doughs with interesting results. Cooked yolks (this would be an interesting experiment without the whole egg- I'd try baking in a water bath) can be chopped and added to pastries, salads etc. Can't remember the name offhand; there's a Portuguese dessert that calls for strings of egg yolk to be cooked in a sugar syrup.
Nancy April 19, 2019
Smaug - your savory notes reminded me of poaching them in a sauce (like shakshuka), or including in stuffed rolled chicken duck or veal.
Smaug April 19, 2019
Or you can make egg tempera paint- paintings made with this have lasted thousands of years.
Nancy April 19, 2019
• Caesar salad dressing
• Custard (basically vanilla pudding or lemon curd without lemon)
• Extra rich bread or rice pudding which uses eggs - mix yolks with whole
• Extra rich scrambled eggs - mix with whole eggs
• Ice cream (basically vanilla pudding that's been frozen)

more ideas here:
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