use up egg yolks?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by cookinmom, Oct 14, 2007.

  1. cookinmom

    cookinmom Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Saint George GA
    I made an angel food cake the other day, and it called for 2 cups of egg whites. That took 16 of my somewhat smallish eggs. So now I have 16 egg yolks floating in a container of milk. Got any good recipes that call for yolks and not whites? Guess I could make hubby some chocolate pudding to use up a few.
  2. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    make custard, I believe you use only yokes for that.
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    Or more generally, custard-type things. I recommend Key Lime Pie if you can get bottled key lime juice, or <other kind of citrus juice> pie if you can't [​IMG]

    5 egg yolks, beaten somewhat
    1 can sweetened condensed milk <- mix w/yolks
    1/2+ cup Key Lime juice <-stir like heck to mix w/above
    pour into prepared pie shell, graham cracker crust one is fine
    bake 350 F for something like 20-25 min til just set in center
    WAIT TIL NEXT DAY TO EAT, I promise that makes it even better.

  4. Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge Songster

    Oct 3, 2007
    Egg noodles are good for yolks, too.

    I usually use about 2c flour, 2tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, 4 - 5 egg yolks, 3/4 cup milk (enough to get the consistency of the dough right).

    When mixed, I roll it out and cut it into noodles. The texture is better (I think) if they dry for an hour or two before you drop them into simmering soup or gravy to cook.

  5. Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge Songster

    Oct 3, 2007
    Post script on the egg noodles:

    I would imagine they freeze fairly well, although I haven't done it myself.
  6. Rosalind

    Rosalind Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Mix 1 yolk with 1 tsp. olive oil, 1 tsp. lemon juice, 2 tbsp. liquid castile soap (like Dr. Bronner's), 1/2 c. herbal tea, blend until smooth and use for shampoo. Or mix 1 tsp. honey with 2 tbsp. olive oil, then beat in 1 yolk, and use like a conditioning treatment on your hair: goop it onto your ends, wrap the sticky mess in a shower cap, and leave on for 30 minutes. Then rinse out and shampoo as usual.

    Works pretty well, I don't have many split ends anymore.
  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    You can make hollandaise sauce for your veggies or Eggs Benedict with the yolks.
  8. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    Quote:nifty ideas.............
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    You could make egg bread. My recipe needs 6 yolks but if the eggs are small you could use a few more.
  10. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Cookinmom, you can make lemon curd. It makes a nice topping for pound cake, or even angel food cake. I've even frozen it, taken it out later and whipped some heavy cream into it and served it over cake slices.

    This recipe is from Alton Brown's Good Eats show:
    Lemon Curd

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