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Dec 30, 2007 08:58 PM

what to do with 7 egg yolks

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

        1. 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.

          1. 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.