What can we do with remaining egg yolks that were not used? Some recipes only calling for egg whites it would be a shame to loose those lovely egg yolks without doing anything with them! Egg yolks are very perishable so you’d better know what to do quickly.
- Classic solutions: make delicious custards and ice creams. Vary the ingredients, from pumpkin custard to orange cream brulee, you have a wide range of choice! Look for vanilla pods, cocoa powder or spices in your pantry and put your imagination at work. It’s very easy to flavor a custard with few ingredients, they are always appreciated for dessert or tea time.
- Add leftover egg yolks into your quiche fillings or savory tarts. They will be easier to cut with a filling that stay firm.
- Cook the egg yolks and crush them over your salads or tart dough. A classic pastry tip is to replace whole eggs with crushed egg yolks into shortbread dough.