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what to do with 7 egg yolks

xman887 Dec 30, 2007 08:58 PM

i made a chocolate mouse for a cake that i am taking to a new years eve dinner tomorrow. used seven egg whites and have seven yolks left over. whenever i have made a mouse in the past, i end up throing the yolks away. anyone have any suggestions as to how i can put the yolks to good use?

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  1. OldDog RE: xman887 Dec 30, 2007 09:25 PM

    Make noodles...


    1. goodhealthgourmet RE: xman887 Dec 30, 2007 09:34 PM


      1. JasmineG RE: xman887 Dec 30, 2007 11:58 PM

        Make ice cream! Or quiche, just without the whites. Or lemon curd.

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          NE_Elaine RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 02:51 AM

          Make creme brulee.

          I just had the same problem in reverse. I made creme brulee for a dinner party yesterday and I had 9 leftover egg whites. I made Italian chocolate hazelnut cookies with the whites and a nice egg white omlette for my doggies. Everyone was very happy.

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            ChiliDude RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 03:14 AM

            Some of the yolks can be used as a binder in meatloaf. The rest can be used with some whole eggs to make a frittata.

            1. MeffaBabe RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 04:43 AM

              You could make a creme brulee or a nice pastry cream for filling cakes/cupcakes. When I have left over egg WHITES I freeze them 2 per sandwich baggie and then when I am baking/cooking and need only the whites I have them. They take a few minutes to thaw out but it's worth not having to seperate the eggs again... I am not sure if the egg yolks can be frozen... maybe some else can respond as to weather you can freeze yolks or not.

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              1. re: MeffaBabe
                Gio RE: MeffaBabe Dec 31, 2007 04:51 AM

                Egg yolks can be frozen.

                Here's a link to an eggy information page:

              2. Gio RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 04:53 AM

                Hollandaise Sauce

                1. pescatarian RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 04:59 AM

                  I made a nice lemon curd last night that you mix with white chocolate and whipped cream for a pie crust. It only called for 2 yolks (plus 2 eggs). You could make lots of lemon curd and use it as you wish. It will stay in the fridge, covered with plastic wrap (close to the curd) for about 3 days.

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                    link_930 RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 07:08 AM

                    Hollandaise for eggs benedict (there should be a national eggs benedict day). It'll be really nice as part of a champagne breakfast for the year's first brunch.

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                      Pampatz RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 10:19 AM

                      Bread pudding

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                        patz RE: xman887 Dec 31, 2007 11:43 AM

                        pots de creme - my favorites are chocolate or lavender

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                          bear RE: xman887 Jan 1, 2008 02:05 PM

                          creme anglaise

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