Photo Credit: Instagram/kitchen_in_
Anything that goes viral on the Internet eventually becomes a fad. Will it be the same with cloud eggs? And, is it worth all the hype? It all started when photos of bright yellow yolks
resting on a cloud-like fluffy bed of egg whites
started trending all over Instagram. These surprisingly beautiful egg clouds gained popularity when people started trying out their own versions.
Cloud Eggs: The Taste of Heaven?
The pleasant looking and picture-perfect dish may not be a new concept. It is actually called Eggs in Snow and is a very popular dish in France. It looks beautiful and is relatively low in calories too with around 160 calories per serving because the cooking method does not use any fat.
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In fact, there is a page on Instagram that has dedicated itself to cloud eggs.
Take a look at some glorious cloud egg images doing the rounds on social media.
Cloud eggs - a page on Instagram where people can post pictures. Photo Credit: Instagram/cloudeggs
How are Cloud Eggs Made?
Making cloud eggs is no rocket science. All you need are a few eggs and an oven
and you will be able to make the best fluff beds. You need to separate the egg white from the yolk. Whip the whites until they get thick, foamy and bouncy. You could add cheese or bacon to enhance the taste. Next, spoon the whipped whites on the baking
tray lined with baking paper, giving it a cloud shape. Bake these whites in a preheated oven for about 5-7 minutes at 200 degrees or until they are cooked well. Once baked, add the yolk carefully right on the top of the baked whites and bake again for a couple of minutes until the yolk is slightly cooked and the egg whites turn slightly brown. Voila! Your very own cloud eggs are ready. Watch this video by Chef Saransh Goila to learn more.
This is just the basic way to make cloud eggs. You can experiment with various add-ons and create your own dish. Try it yourself and let us know if you have any interesting ideas.
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