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Hard-boiled eggs are a family favorite around here for snacks, salad toppings, or breakfast, but cooking them can be daunting. This recipe for the perfect hard-boiled eggs is going to completely revolutionize how you make eggs! All you need is a muffin tin and some water to cook your eggs perfectly every single time!
Still not sure which hard-boiled egg dish is the most appealing? Take some inspiration from our Easy Deviled Egg Recipe or maybe pair it with a Donut Breakfast Sandwich and make a lovely breakfast combo.
INGREDIENTS Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs
You will need:
- 12 eggs
- 1-2 cups of water
- A medium bowl filled with ice water
Substitutions and Additions
Olive Oil: add a drizzle of warm olive oil, ground black pepper, and a pinch of flavored sea salt before you eat your eggs. These will bring out the flavor and turn basic boiled eggs into a beautiful breakfast.
How to Make this Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs recipe
STEP ONE: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place one egg into each cavity of a 12-cup muffin tin.
STEP TWO: Pour water into each cavity to fill about 1/3 of the way.
PRO TIP: Make sure there is enough water in each cavity, as this helps the eggs not have scorch marks on them!
STEP THREE: Place the muffin tin in the oven and bake eggs for 30 minutes.
STEP FOUR: Remove eggs and place immediately into ice water for 2 to 3 minutes.
PRO TIP: The hard-boiled eggs peel easiest when peeled under cold water (right in the ice bath works great) after just a few minutes in the ice bath.
STEP FIVE: Peel and serve!
IN THE FRIDGE: The good news is that in the fridge, you can store these eggs in an airtight container for up to a week! The bad news is that you can’t freeze hard-boiled eggs!
Congratulate yourself for making the perfect hard-boiled eggs! This simple recipe that cooks eggs in a muffin tin is one you can’t mess up! Add your eggs to salads or sandwiches, or just eat them with a little salt and pepper.
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Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs
- 12 eggs
- 1 to 2 cups water
- medium bowl filled with ice water
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Place one egg into each cavity of a 12-cup muffin tin.
- Pour water into each cavity to fill about 1/3 of the way.
- Place the muffin tin in the oven and bake eggs for 30 minutes.
- Remove eggs and place immediately into ice water for 2 to 3 minutes.TIP: Eggs peel easiest if peeled under the cold water (right in the ice bath works great) after just a few minutes in the ice bath.
- Peel and serve!