Cloud Eggs
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  • 1 egg per nest
Filling Ideas:
  • Cooked meats: ham, chorizo, prosciutto, bacon lardons, pancetta
  • Grated cheese: parmesan, gruyere, red leicester, cheddar
  • Herbs: parsley, thyme, chives
  • Greens: spinach, kale, rocket
  • Spices: smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, chilli flakes, cajun spice mix
  1. Preheat the oven to 220? (425?, gas mark 7)
  2. Separate the egg white from the yolk
  3. Whisk the egg whites in a mixer bowl with a pinch of salt until it forms stiff peaks
  4. Gently fold in any chosen ingredients
  5. Pile in to nest shapes on a lined baking sheet, one nest per egg used.
  6. Bake for 3 minutes, then slip the yolk in to the center of the nest
  7. Another 3 minutes in the oven and they should be fluffy, golden mounds, ready to serve
Recipe by A Life of Geekery at

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