How to make Cloud Eggs
Boiled, scrambled, poached or in an omelette … Do eggs make you happy too? Then you will be over the moon by Cloud Eggs! These “small clouds” do not only look delicious, they simply are. These hints and recipes will make preparing Cloud Eggs … “egg” easy!
Cloud Eggs: what are they?
Cloud Eggs are firmly whisked egg whites that are baked in the oven with a cooked yolk in the middle. For extra taste you can add toppings such as pieces of ham, cheese, … The best news? You can cook them without grease and the oven does all the work for you. When you eat a Cloud Egg without topping, it only contains 90 kcal. That is not even 5% of the recommended daily amount of calories (on average 2000 kcal).
Cloud Eggs: how do you prepare them
Preparing Cloud Eggs is simple. Follow this recipe and nothing can go wrong. To prepare 1 Cloud Egg, you need 1 egg. Are you cooking for four people, then use 4 eggs.
- Separate the egg whites from the yolks.
- Firmly whisk the egg white (as you would do for chocolate mousse or meringue), season with salt and pepper.
- Preheat the oven to 150°C.
- Line a baking tray with baking paper. Distribute 4 mounts of egg white like clouds on the tray. Make a small hole in the middle using the rounded side of a spoon. Bake the egg whites in the preheated oven for 4 to 5 minutes.
- Remove the baking tray from the oven and put a yolk in each hole. Bake for another 2 minutes and there you go … your Cloud Eggs are ready!
Cloud Eggs: how to make them even more delicious?
Do you want to tantalise your taste buds even more? Add extra tasty ingredients and toppings to your Cloud Eggs. While you are whisking the egg whites, you can mix in grated cheese, small chunks of ham, pieces of bacon or fresh herbs such as chive, parsley, … Our breakfast favourite is Cloud Eggs with ham and cheese. Serve with some toast and in no time you have a delicious breakfast!
Evidently, Cloud Eggs are also perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner. Serve with your favourite vegetables, potatoes, … and surprise your guests with a fun and original egg dish. What about Cloud Eggs with baked spinach, tomato and mushrooms?