Healthy Recipe for Fluffy Cloud Eggs

May 31 2017 Hi Hungry Girl,

I've been seeing pictures of "cloud eggs" all over the internet. Have you heard about this trend? Please tell me you have a simple recipe!

Head in the Cloud Eggs Hi Head in the Cloud Eggs,

Cloud eggs are everywhere! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the phenomenon, cloud eggs are super-fluffy pillows of egg whites baked with the yolks nestled on top. They're beautiful, delicious, and a fun change of pace if you're used to scrambles and hard-boiled eggs. We first tried baking them on a baking sheet but found the results fell flat. So we broke out a jumbo muffin pan, and the outcome was spectacular! Here's HG's super-easy, super-awesome recipe...
HG's Healthy Cloud Eggs Recipe

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1/2 of recipe (1 cloud egg): 72 calories, 4.5g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 149mg sodium, 0.5g carbs, 0g fiber, <0.5g sugars, 6g protein

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


2 large eggs

Dash each salt and black pepper

Optional seasoning: everything bagel seasoning blend (like the kind by Trader Joe's), additional salt and black pepper


Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Spray 2 cups of a jumbo muffin pan (like this one) with nonstick spray. (If you don't have a jumbo muffin pan, use two small oven-safe bowls.)

Separate egg whites into a large bowl, and gently place yolks in a small bowl without breaking them.

With an electric mixer set to high speed, beat egg whites until fluffy and slightly stiff, about 4 minutes.

Divide egg whites between the two sprayed cups of the muffin pan.

Using the back of a spoon, create a small indentation in the center of each egg white. Gently place a yolk in each indentation.

Season with salt and pepper. Bake to your preference, 5 - 7 minutes (5 minutes for runnier yolks; 7 minutes for firmer ones).


There you have it! The forecast is definitely cloudy with a chance of eggs. (Tee-hee!)

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