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There are plenty of things you can do with a glut of eggs, here's 10:

1. Mayonnaise - It uses eggs as the base for the recipe so make a big batch!

2. Custard - Make your own custard from scratch (so much better and healthier than pre-made junk).

3. Cheese cake - Some cheese cakes use a lot of eggs and who doesn’t like a cheese cake - YUM!

4. Pavlova - Uses lots of eggs (whites) so impress your friends and family with a massive pav!

5. Meringue - Make a meringue pie (or several) here's a top recipe from my mother inlaw.

6. Quiche - So easy to make and can easily take 10 or more eggs. Quiche freezes well too so make a few and whack them in the freezer for quick dinners!

7. Scrambled eggs - Uses a lot of eggs, is high in protein, and a fast meal for the family!

8. Pickle - Make pickled eggs - they are easy to do, taste great, and store well!

9. Feed back to the chickens - If you have your own chickens, there's no harm in feeding the eggs back to them. Just boil the eggs in a large pot and leave cool. Then, mash them shell and all with a potato masher or implement - feed to the hens - they love it!

10. Egg throwing contest - For a kids party, set up two grenade bays and have the children line up equally behind both with two eggs each. Out in front (about 20 metres) make a large plaster board target of a person for the kids to aim at and then give them the commands in turn: “Grenade bay 1 ready!”... “Throw!” “Grenade bay 2 ready!”...”Throw!” and so on...They will giggle with glee at seeing the eggs splatter on the target.

Can you add anything to my list? Feel free to comment below :) 

Mark Valencia

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Hi Jandawood,

I have made pickled eggs before and I do love them! Haven't tried this recipe though so I will give it a go - if it's close to a family favourite of yours then it probably will be delicious (most family recipies are) many thanks...

Hi Jandawood,

I have made pickled eggs before and I do love them! Haven't tried this recipe though so I will give it a go - if it's close to a family favourite of yours then it probably will be delicious (most family recipies are) many thanks for contributing and saying hello,

Cheers

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http://www.food.com/recipe/british-pub-pickled-eggs-500111

This is the closest recipe I can find to the way my Mum used to pickle eggs for Dad. Hope it helps with the glut.

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You could always pickle them. My old Dad loved pickled eggs and Mum used to do him a couple of jars at Christmas time every year. I've never had a glut so have never looked for a recipe but I'm sure there are a few on the web.

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Hi Eric, I take it you don't like the idea of wasting eggs LOL - point taken! Cheers

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In lieu of number 10, I'd recommend donating the excess eggs to a food pantry...

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