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I Have 4 Egg Yolks

Davwud Aug 20, 2009 11:24 AM

What should I do with them??


  1. r
    rezpeni Aug 24, 2009 03:48 PM

    Flour and a rolling pin, hello pasta :)

    1. k
      Kelli2006 Aug 24, 2009 03:47 PM

      My favorite cheesecake recipe uses 4 yolks and 2 whole eggs. It calls for 2 TBL of lemon juice but that can be swapped for key lime juice if you like key lime pie.

      1. t
        thursday Aug 20, 2009 02:38 PM

        I'd go custard all the way.

        1. chowser Aug 20, 2009 02:32 PM

          These crackly sugar cookies are the best sugar cookies I've ever made. I'll bet they'd be even better w/ nutmeg.


          It would leave you with one yolk, though.

          1. arifa Aug 20, 2009 02:28 PM

            i haven't made it myself, but i plan on it. a friend from singapore LOVES kaya (basically like lemon curd but with coconut).


            1. m
              MartinDC Aug 20, 2009 01:30 PM

              Key Lime Pie. If you can get your hands on bottled "key"* lime juice -- that and a can of sweetened condensed milk and prepared pie crust (or make one).

              * I've seen debates here on the inferior quality of what is labeled Key Lime juice. But I've been using it for years and no one ever refused to eat the pie.

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              1. re: MartinDC
                Davwud Aug 20, 2009 01:35 PM

                Now this is an interesting idea.


                1. re: Davwud
                  MartinDC Aug 20, 2009 01:47 PM

                  You'll still have on yolk left, though. 3 yolks to one can of Eagle Brand and a half cup of key lime juice. Stir slowly with a whisk (don't aerate).

                  It's my go-to quick dessert, which takes only 10 minutes to whip up, with 15 minutes in a 350 oven if you're concerned about raw yolk. Then chill in the fridge for a couple hours.

                  1. re: MartinDC
                    LJS Aug 20, 2009 01:54 PM

                    That is one of our family's best all-time recipes, except I add some grated lime zest. And its got to be a graham cracker crumb crust!

                    I adapted this last year and made Key Lime Ice Cream...also a big hit. Thanks for reminding me!

                    1. re: MartinDC
                      ElissaInPlaya Aug 24, 2009 02:21 PM

                      Have you ever tried this with lemon juice?

                2. todao Aug 20, 2009 12:54 PM

                  Crème Brulee
                  Here's a good recipe:

                  1. g
                    gordeaux Aug 20, 2009 12:54 PM

                    I'll third an aise (mayon, or holland)

                    1. j
                      Jitterbug Aug 20, 2009 11:53 AM

                      Ice cream!

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                      1. re: Jitterbug
                        Phoo_d Aug 20, 2009 12:44 PM

                        I second the call for ice cream! Perfect for this time of year.


                      2. hotoynoodle Aug 20, 2009 11:43 AM


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                          cstr Aug 20, 2009 11:40 AM

                          add them to 4 eggs, add veggies and cheese and make a fritatta.

                          1. MMRuth Aug 20, 2009 11:27 AM

                            Some mayonnaise, to start.

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