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Perfect Boiled Eggs

Published Tuesday, 01 January, 2013 by Briony Baxter

Perfection everytime!



  • 2 eggs per person
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 300 mls of cold water
  • 400 mls of boiling water


Place the pan of 400 mls of boiling in a pan over a high heat add the salt and heat for 2 minutes, add the eggs and boil for; 6 minutes for a soft egg and 8 minutes for a hard boiled egg. After boiling drain and place straight into a bowl of the 300 mls of cold water with the ice cubes and leave for 5 minutes. Drain, peel and serve. Perfect every time.


  • 7 years ago

    Wow, i loved this recipe, although i thought eggs were eggs these were raly east to peel! Thanks

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