How do duck eggs taste?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Peeper, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. Peeper

    Peeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can duck eggs be used as chicken eggs are? Do they have a different taste?
     
  2. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    We never ever fried them...evidently they are a bit rubbery if fried? But for baking....OMG you cant beat a duck e*g*g in your batter!

    LOL I mean they are really good, not that you cant beat them into it haha
     
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  3. Peeper

    Peeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is supposed to say duck eggs not duck roosters. I guess it's a April Fool's thing!
     
  4. Peeper

    Peeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. I'll be baking a lot!!!
     
  5. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. I use my duck e-g-g-s just like chicken ones. Except sometimes a large duck e-g-g I count as being 1 1/2 or 2 chicken eggs in the recipe.
     
  6. Peeper

    Peeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daughter made cupcakes using one duck egg (1 1/2 egg) A banty egg (1/2 egg) and a regular chicken egg. They came out perfect!!!
     
  7. blueberrylu

    blueberrylu Chillin' With My Peeps

    We got some duck eggs that we ate fried and they were delicious!! My kids said we need to get ducks just for the eggs to eat, and they had been eating free range chicken eggs that are are pretty darn tasty too.
     
  8. Brickman House

    Brickman House Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used duck eggs in a cake mix for the first time ever this weekend-- WOW, what a difference!

    I don't think I'll ever use a chicken egg in a baked good again...
     
  9. One Acre Wonder Farm

    One Acre Wonder Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    duck eggs are delicious! I have them several mornings a week for breakfast, over easy w/toast, mmmmm. I can't discern a taste difference between duck and chicken eggs but duck eggs are larger with a much bigger yolk. DH bought a couple dozen eating eggs from a friend and once I tried them I was hooked! That was about a month ago and now I have 8 ducks of my own. [​IMG]
     
  10. castlecreekfarm

    castlecreekfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    When I was a child, I was alergic to chicken eggs and my Doctor advised my Mom to buy duck eggs for me. They do not have the same alergens. I grew up on them and never knew the difference. I outgrew my alergies and now can eat both. Duck eggs are a bit richer in flavor. They are slightly higher in cholesterol than chicken eggs. Goose eggs also make the best pound cakes! Try them too!
     

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