How to Use a Muffin Pan to Cook Hard Boiled Eggs


Next time you find yourself craving a hard boiled egg, don't worry about setting a pot of water on the stove. This recipe will teach you how to cook hard boiled eggs in a muffin pan. In just 30 minutes you'll have perfectly cooked eggs that practically peel themselves.

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Things You'll Need

  • One dozen eggs
  • Muffin pan
  • Ice
  • 2 cups cold water

Step 1

Preheat oven to 325 degrees (F). Place each egg in the mold of a muffin tin, to ensure they don't roll around too much. Bake for 30 minutes.

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Step 2

Prepare an ice bath by adding the ice and about 2 cups of water to a large bowl. Once the eggs are done baking, plunge them in the ice bath and allow them to soak for 10 minutes. This helps stop the cooking process.

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Step 3

Peel the eggs and serve at once, or place them in the fridge, prior to peeling, for up to 7 days.

Peel eggs.
Peel eggs. (Image: Ashley Manila)
Peel eggs and serve.
Peel eggs and serve. (Image: Ashley Manila)

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