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Egg yolk recipes

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Use up extra egg yolks in these delectable recipes. Add richness to a crème brûlée or homemade custard, or incorporate into a bake such as doughnuts and cookies.

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  • Salted egg yolks 2016

    Salted egg yolks

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    These simple, salted egg yolks are a great garnish for salads, pastas or avocado on toast. Forget Parmesan and get grating these unusual umami yolks

  • Crème brûlée tartlets

    Crème brûlée tartlets

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    We combine a smooth and creamy classic French dessert with crisp golden pastry in these decadent caramel puds

  • Ultimate crème brûlée with a spoon

    Ultimate crème brûlée

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.113 ratings

    With a rich, creamy vanilla custard and crunchy, caramelised topping, our crème brûlée makes the ultimate indulgent dessert. Follow our professional tips for mastering this classic French sweet

  • Cinnamon custard pie cut into slices

    Cinnamon custard pie

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Love custard tarts or pastel de nata? Try GF member Sue Tappin's recipe for cinnamon-topped custard pie – it's deliciously decadent

  • Homemade custard

    Homemade custard

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.102 ratings

    Once you've cracked this technique for silky smooth vanilla custard, you'll never go back to tinned

  • Next level spaghetti carbonara served in bowls

    Next level spaghetti carbonara

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.47 ratings

    Make the ultimate spaghetti carbonara with a creamy hollandaise-style sauce and crisp pancetta or guanciale. You can also mix in an egg yolk at the end

  • Basic mayonnaise served in a bowl

    Basic mayonnaise

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.31 ratings

    Forget shop-bought and make your own homemade mayonnaise. It takes a little effort but it's well worth it to accompany your favourite dishes

  • Watercress mayonnaise

    Watercress mayonnaise

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Shop-bought mayo isn't a patch on homemade, especially this vibrant, peppery version - gorgeous with poached salmon

  • Tarragon & mustard mayonnaise

    Tarragon & mustard mayonnaise

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    You only need one egg yolk for the foundation of this Bérnaise-like, homemade condiment with Dijon and herbs

  • Lemon & chive mayonnaise

    Lemon & chive mayonnaise

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This fresh-tasting homemade mayo makes a delicious accompaniment to baked salmon

  • Crisp sea bass with grapefruit hollandaise

    Crisp sea bass with grapefruit hollandaise

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Citrus cuts through the buttery richness of this classic sauce, and complements lots of different fish

  • Creamy Swedish meatballs

    Creamy Swedish meatballs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Love meatballs but worry about the fat content? This low-fat version will be a real treat

  • Toffee apple cookies

    Toffee apple cookies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.23 ratings

    These are truly delicious – crunchy round the edges, chewy in the centre

  • Hot sugared doughnuts

    Hot sugared doughnuts

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    Sweet picnic-friendly treats that will be gobbled up in seconds by kids and adults alike

  • Easy Easter brioche

    Easy Easter brioche

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    This light, easy-to-make brioche will keep for two days, and is delicious with apricot jam.

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