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sharond101 Sat 16-Feb-13 23:00:38

We have 12 eggs needing used up or can I freeze them? We don't eat eggs as omelette, scrambled, fried etc so need to use them as a recipe ingredient like in a cake or something.

Grockle Sat 16-Feb-13 23:03:28

You can freeze egg whites.

A flourless chocolate cake will use quite a few eggs.

I always make lemon curd but that'll only use 1-2.

Meringue with the whites and custard with the yolks. Quiche? Carbonara?

MousyMouse Sat 16-Feb-13 23:07:02

make pancakes and freeze them?
1cup eggs (about 4)
1cup milk
1cup flour

fill sweet or savoury.

sharond101 Sat 16-Feb-13 23:17:34

I like quiche but never attempted making my own, pancakes are a good idea too.

PoppadomPreach Sat 16-Feb-13 23:19:59

delia's Spanish omelette

I make this often and it is fab!

PoppadomPreach Sat 16-Feb-13 23:21:14

Sorry, didnt read you post At all properly. Ignore my suggestion.

Virgil Sat 16-Feb-13 23:27:05

You can freeze them. Whisk them up so that the yolk and the white are mixed and then freeze in portions (I use a large ice cube tray). You can then use in cakes etc.

Or make up a load of cake mix and freeze in paper cases so that you always have fairy cakes within minutes.

I make a feta and pesto quiche with four eggs some milk and a dollop of Philadelphia.

D they really all need using up at nice? Eggs last for ages.

deleted203 Sat 16-Feb-13 23:33:03

Am I the only one wondering why you've got 12 eggs if none of you eat them? grin.

3 cakes with 4 eggs each would be my suggestion if you won't eat 'em any other way.

jennimoo Sun 17-Feb-13 05:30:45

If its the date on them worrying you then you don't need to rush them IMHO. Used a couple of eggs the other day a month past their date, and they were fine. I always check they look and smell ok first.

I'm hoping noones going to tell me there's a good reason I shouldn't...

FaffTastic Sun 17-Feb-13 05:56:36

Have a feck load of boiled eggs with soliders for your breakfast tomorrow grin

I wouldn't freeze eggs boak

SavoyCabbage Sun 17-Feb-13 05:58:07

Tana Ramsey, wife of gordon, has a fabulous lemon drizzle cake that uses four eggs. It's on the Good Food site.

Yamyoid Sun 17-Feb-13 06:00:36

this recipe uses 4 eggs and is very delicious and easy.

Yamyoid Sun 17-Feb-13 06:04:13

Oh but it takes about double the amount of time to cook than they say, maybe because my dish was too deep but a lot of the comments say the same.
What about toad in the hole? Jamie Oliver's recipe uses 2 eggs.

sharond101 Sun 17-Feb-13 09:13:05

DH likes them boiled but has decided he's gone off them now.

bubbles1231 Sun 17-Feb-13 09:16:02

Pickled eggs! Hard boil them, shell and pop into cider vinegar- ready in 6 weeks. DH loves them.

sharond101 Sun 17-Feb-13 09:18:03

Virgil a pesto quiche would go well do you have a link to the recipe?

Virgil Sun 17-Feb-13 13:59:56

I don't use a recipe I'm afraid I just make it up as I go along.

Blind bake a pastry case. Then take four eggs and whisk them up. Add a splodge of milk and half a tub of cheap Philidelphia. A couple of spoons of pesto. Mix it all up.

I then take a teaspoon of pesto and spread it over the part cooked pastry, crumble up half/a third of a pack of feta into the case and then whack the egg mixture over the top. Bake it for about half an hour.

It's a firm favourite here with DH and the DSs (7 and 5)

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