L'OCAbulary Guide To The Perfect Yolk

Tick-tock! Every minute in the boiling water transforms an egg's texture.
Let's take a look at what to expect in real-time...

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Cooking Instructions Simplified

  • Cover eggs with cold water
  • Bring pot to a boil
  • Remove from the heat
  • Cover
  • Start the timer according to your desired doneness

Doneness Times

From soft and spreadable to satisfyingly firm, here’s a visual guide to boiling an egg-cellent protein-packed powerhouse, just the way you want it, every single time!

3 Minutes

Yolk: Runny
White: Almost set

5 Minutes

Yolk: Gooey 
White: Firm set

7 Minutes

Yolk: Fully set, but still 'jammy'
White: Firm

9 Minutes

Yolk: Firm, pale, and just a bit soft in the centre
White: Firm

11 Minutes

Yolk: Fully-cooked
White: Firm

13 Minutes

Yolk: Very firm
White: Extra firm

Store unpeeled hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator for up to one week.
To peel, tap your egg gently around its centre, then under running cool water, peel away the shell.