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Lots of eggs and lots of jam - what can I make?

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frenchfancy Wed 12-Oct-11 11:13:02

I have a ridiculous number of eggs - we have our own hens and the new ones have just come into lay - so 5-6 eggs per day - that I need to use. We eat eggs all the time in pretty much every form.

I also have lots of jam, bramble, fig, plum, apple, quince, apricot are the main glut.

So what can I make to put these 2 together, which my fussy brats will eat. Obviously victoria sponge, but that only uses 2 eggs.

claracluck71 Wed 12-Oct-11 11:20:24

What about a Queen of Puddings? Still only 2 eggs, but might be a bit different.

karmakameleon Wed 12-Oct-11 11:23:51

I was going to say queen of puddings too! This recipe uses five eggs.

AMumInScotland Wed 12-Oct-11 11:25:41

You can make a version of creme caramel using a teaspoonful of jam in the base of each dish rather than making up caramel - I do it with apricot jam which works well.

MrsDreadfullyMorbidMausoleum Wed 12-Oct-11 11:28:08

Lots of sweet omelettes....yummy!

<drools all over thread>

<gets out clean cloth to wipe surfaces>

<realises that this is becoming something of a leitmotif>

<digs out weightwatchers book>

<throws out ww book and goes back to fantasising about sweet omelettes>

mousyfledermaus Wed 12-Oct-11 11:28:13

pancakes! fill them with the jam.

thin pancakes:
1 cup eggs (about 4)
1 cup milk
1 cup flour
pinch of salt

MrsDreadfullyMorbidMausoleum Wed 12-Oct-11 11:28:58

<investigates hoists>


karmakameleon Wed 12-Oct-11 11:39:06

Or what about a steamed jam sponge pudding with custard? That would definitely use up a fair few eggs.

mousyfledermaus Wed 12-Oct-11 11:40:22

I'm getting fat just from reading these <shares links with MrsDreadful>

karmakameleon Wed 12-Oct-11 11:48:17

Ooh, ooh, I have another one! What about a frangipane tart?

frenchfancy Wed 12-Oct-11 16:09:11

Thanks ladies - Queen of pudding is a good idea - need to get some bread crumbs though (the bread crock is empty) so not for tonight, but I love the idea of creme caramel with jam. I thnk that is todays pudding sorted out.

frenchfancy Thu 13-Oct-11 08:10:45

DH decided he didn't fancy the creme caramel idea, so I made a microwaved sponge pudding with the bramble jelly, then a proper custard to go with it. Everyone loed the sponge, but the kids don't like custard, never mind all the more for me and DH smile

Used up 5 eggs in total.

I've never tried a sweet omlette so that might be next, or maybe eggy bread with jam?

Horopu Thu 13-Oct-11 08:18:56

My favourite cinnamon roll recipe has 2 eggs in it. Can't help so much with the jam, sorry.

Horopu Thu 13-Oct-11 08:19:31

Sorry, it uses cups not weights so may be no use to you.

frenchfancy Fri 14-Oct-11 06:45:42

They look great. Cups are no problem for me.

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