This Egg Hack Makes Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Without Hot Water

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Hard-boiled eggs are a truly versatile gift. In addition to the countless recipes you can create with them, there's another way to make hard-boiled eggs that doesn't involve hot water. Bonus: This hack also allows you to make the eggs in a large batch, which is perfect for a gathering or meal-prepping.

Per Food Network, hard-boiled eggs can actually be made in the oven. By placing a whole egg in each cup in a muffin tin, you're on your way to having perfectly hard-boiled eggs. All you have to do is preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, place the eggs in the tin, bake for 30 minutes, remove the tin, and then place the eggs in an ice water bath until they're cool enough to peel.

We dare say this might be even easier than boiling the eggs on the stovetop? With this method, you don't have to keep an eye on the flame or worry about doing multiple batches if you're making the hard-boiled eggs for a crowd. You simply pop the eggs in the oven and let them do their thing.

Now, we're off to make some deviled eggs!


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