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Substitute for an egg ring

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by southernsibe, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. southernsibe

    southernsibe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to make a sort of egg mcmuffin for my kids to eat on the go. I don't have an egg ring and would like not to buy one. I've used a muffin tin on top of the stove, I don't want to have to turn on the oven to do this, the point is easy and quick. The muffin tin worked, but it wasn't ideal.

    Does anyone else do this? I'd love any ideas or suggestions.
    Thanks
    Rachel
     
  2. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cookie cutters work.
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've used a canning lid ring.
     
  4. southernsibe

    southernsibe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you keep the egg from running out of the bottom of the cookie cutter, do you press down on it until the bottom cooks?
    Rachel
     
  5. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
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    I don't have an egg ring, but I have used biscuit cutters. You might be able to poach them in small bowls if you are only looking for the right size.
     
  6. FloridaChickenChick

    FloridaChickenChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tuna cans (washed, of course!) are about the right size but I don't know if the egg would seep out the bottom.

    Good luck! An eggamuffin sounds REALLY good right now!
     
  7. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Let the pan get really hot first before you drop the egg in so that it sets alot faster and won't seep out of the cookie cutter. You can also hold it down for a couple of seconds too.
     
  8. jaruca

    jaruca Out Of The Brooder

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  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The pan has to be hot, cooking temperature, before you start.

    You can use a tuna can, a canning ring, a biscuit cutter, a cookie cutter for shapes that makes kids smile - all sorts of things. I make heart shapes. [​IMG]

    If your pan is cooking temp before you start the egg will cook on bottom very fast and it won't leak out.
     
  10. joanne810

    joanne810 New Egg

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    I have a 16oz corning ware soufflé dish. I spray some Pam in it. I scramble or just crack two eggs in it. You can also add veggies or cheese. Microwave about two minutes. Slips right out of the dish. Perfect size for a bagel or English muffin.
     

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