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How to Dry Egg

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 dry eggsDo you wonder about how to dry  an egg?  Well, both cooked and raw eggs can be dried and used in a number of ways.Read on to learn about the process. 




Steps to Dry Raw Eggs

  1. Select only fresh eggs for drying. Test them by immersing them in cold water. Fresh eggs would sink. The yolks of eggs should be firm with thick whites.
  2. Break eggs open and separate white and yolk.
  3. Beat the egg whites into stiffness.
  4. Beat egg yolks separately to form a thick, foamy consistency.
  5. Prepare Teflon trays and spread both whites and yolk separately on them.
  6. Preheat oven to 105 degrees F to 115 degrees F.
  7. Place trays in the oven and let eggs dry for 10 to 12 hours.
  8. Eggs are dry and ready when they become crisp and brittle.
  9. Crumble the dried egg and powder it in a grinder. The whites and yolks can be mixed and ground.
  10. Re-dry the powder for a couple of hours.
  11. Grind once again and store in airtight containers.


Steps for Drying Cooked Eggs             


                                                                                                                                                  Dried egg powder.

  1. Hard-boil fresh eggs.
  2. Peel and chop the eggs.
  3. Spread chopped pieces on Teflon sheets.
  4. Place in oven and let dry at 105 degrees to 115 degrees F for 8 to 10 hours.




Storing Dried Eggs

Eggs have high content of fat and hence dry eggs keep longer when refrigerated. They should be consumed without 3 to 4 weeks for best results. At room temperature, they can be stored for about 1 or 2 weeks.


Drying eggs is easy and all you have to do is to mix it with an equal quantity of water to reconstitute and use it in recipes as desired!


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How To Dry Egg