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Life Alteration Bendable Accolade Eggs

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These bendable accolade eggs are so accessible and SO dreamy! Four quick and accessible secrets to the best accolade eggs of your life.

Here’s the thing: I ability be a little dramatic. I ability use super-describers like abracadabra and phenomenon and astonishing to call my admired recipes. Regularly. This is all true.

But back I say life-changing bendable accolade eggs? I actually beggarly life-changing.

These eggs afflicted my activity because – amuse abstain acumen – I acclimated to NOT EAT ACCOLADE EGGS. I know. I am not a captious eater, but accolade eggs were one of a absolute of, like, three capacity on my aliment atramentous list.

I’ve consistently been accept with the added varieties of eggs, including:

But accolade eggs were consistently gag burghal for me until I was alien to the bendable clutter and, obviously, MY ACTIVITY AFFLICTED FOREVS. I now absence to accolade eggs on what-to-make-for-dinner nights. I now accomplish accessible commons with an added benefit of cool alimental protein aural 90 seconds. I now feel like a accepted home cook.

Eggs in an egg carton.

Credit Area Acclaim Is Due

I owe this above activity alteration into accolade egg adolescence to a few peeps.

  1. Shauna Niequist who fabricated me anemic in the knees with her description of bendable accolade eggs with dupe cheese in the book Bread & Wine (<- associate link). That’s right, I started my adventure way aback here.
  2. Bon Appetit, who not alone wrote a nice column about bendable accolade eggs, but additionally aggregate a quick little video of it on their Instagram and fabricated me apprehend that maybe I *could* like accolade eggs afterwards all.
Soft scrambled eggs in a pan with a spatula.

How To Adept Bendable Accolade Eggs:

  1. The pan. This is key. Amuse use a high-quality nonstick. It’s the easiest. My adopted cast of nonstick is Swiss Diamond (affiliate articulation – that’s what we acclimated in the video), but at home, Bjork and I accept a cheaper tiny two-egg sized nonstick apparently from Ambition that is aloof our appointed egg pan.
  2. The fat. I know, bloom and everything, but you absolutely charge a little bit of fat in that pan to advice the eggs move around. (Also – yum.) I awful acclaim butter. We’re not talking about a lot of adulate actuality – aloof abundant to covering the pan and advice the eggs authority calm in soft, creamy folds instead of afraid to the pan.
  3. The spatula. A elastic or alluringly silicone spatula is a must. The adaptability of the spatula allows you to hug the contours of the pan and get a absolutely apple-pie swipe/fold anniversary time you advance the eggs around.
  4. The eggs. Acceptable eggs are account it. I commonly boutique at boilerplate grocery stores, but my admired is back I accept a adventitious to aces up eggs from Accomplished Foods because they antecedent them from bounded farmers and the eggs are active and beautiful. Aforementioned abstraction if you accept admission to a farmers market, a homestead-y friend, a chicken… egg affection matters.
  5. The calefaction level. We appetite AVERAGE LOW calefaction activity on for these eggs. Too hot and they’re activity to get broiled out, or, I abhorrence to alike say it, browned. Accumulate that calefaction aerial abundant to get ‘em cookin’, but low abundant to accumulate the creaminess.

Like so. 👇🏼

Two bowls compared cooked scrambled eggs.

What To Accomplish with Accolade Eggs

What does a being do with a bendable scramble? Acquiesce me.

Today is your day. Adapt for the bendable clutter to change your liiife.

Breakfast sandwich with a bite taken out of it.
Could I use oil instead of butter?

I awful acclaim butter, but a neutral-tasting oil could work. Article like canola oil is great!

Could I add cheese on top of the eggs?

Well, yes, that would be amazing!

Do I charge a appropriate pan to accomplish these?

You’ll absolutely appetite to use a high-quality non-stick pan for these accolade eggs. Actual key!

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Soft Scrambled Eggs on plate with fork.

Life Alteration Bendable Accolade Eggs

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


These bendable accolade eggs are so accessible and SO dreamy! Four quick and accessible secrets to the best accolade eggs of your life.


  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • salt to taste


  1. Melt the adulate in a average sized non-stick bucket over average low heat. We appetite the adulate to appealing abundant covering the accomplished pan.
  2. Whisk the eggs. Back the adulate is aloof almost bubbling, add the eggs to the pan anon in the centermost so that the adulate gets pushed out to the sides. AUGHT STICKAGE. This is good.
  3. Watch for the edges to aloof almost alpha to set, and again acclaim bash a spatula about the edges of the pan to actualize ample bendable curds. Don’t cast the curds over. Abide this process, pausing in amid to acquiesce time for the eggs to baker but alive bound abundant so as not to overcook the eggs, aloof acclaim pushing/folding the aqueous eggs to anatomy curds. The absolute action should booty 2-3 account or less.
  4. When the eggs are almost set and you accept some big folds of adorable bendable accolade eggs laying in the pan, abolish from heat. Serve on a breakfast sandwich or with your bowls or aloof by themselves. SO. AMAZINGLY. GOOD.



When in doubt, go lower with the heat. The eggs will go from absolute to overcooked in a amount of abnormal so watch it closely!

More blame about in the pan = added tiny pieces of eggs. I like the bigger soft-cooked pieces so I try to abate my bulk of spatula-pushing.

WATCH THE VIDEO. It helps to appearance the action and what the eggs should attending like.

  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 mins
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: accolade eggs, bendable accolade eggs, how to accomplish accolade eggs, how to serve accolade eggs

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Soft accolade eggs all the way! I never alike knew this existed until I confused to England breadth this is the de-facto standard. A few added tips that I’ve best up forth the way for buttery egg goodness. In Britain they CONSISTENTLY accomplish their accolade eggs in a baby pot. Seriously! And CONSISTENTLY on a cool low heat. The pots stops the eggs from affable too quickly. I still use a elastic spatula to accumulate things moving, but my accompany affirm by a whisk. This helps the eggs break afar and not overcook in any accustomed area. It is the final footfall which is the bold changer. Activity in a baby burst of chrism as anon as you booty the eggs off of the stove to stop the eggs from affable further. This again adds an added band of buttery goodness.

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        You ability analysis out Gordon Ramsey’s video on absolute accolade eggs, they were like that in a booze pan with butter. The PM was absurd to apple-pie but they were so good

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          Yes. Gordon Ramsey accomplished me how to accomplish accolade eggs. Abundance acclimated to consistently get amber and over done. Charge accept the elastic spatula and accumulate them moving.

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This is how I’ve consistently done accolade eggs, so I absolutely don’t apperceive the difference.

    But, accept you approved them in attic oil? Already I did there was no activity back!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Coconut oil is so bad for you due to 15% of DV in saturated fat in one serving. No thanks.

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo
        Heather wiese

        It’s a lot bigger than awful ambiguous unsaturated fats (butter or ghee is still a bigger bet though). Unsaturated fats burn actual bound with alike the aboriginal bulk of heat, or ablaze or air, and absolution baneful chemicals affiliated to disease. You do not appetite that in your body. Not to acknowledgment the aerial omega 6 to omega 3 ratios in all berry oils assosiated with inflammation.
        I alone baker with saturated fat, and alone eat unsaturated fats from accomplished foods. Attending into the history of vegetable berry oils and how they came into our aliment system

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        healthy aperitive cook

        You charge to brainwash yourself above the trends. Attic oil is acutely advantageous and has an incomparable cottony texture. Millions of Asians eat it every day, all of their actual continued life, and never charge a cardiologist. Accord it a try. (Real oil, not hydrogenated over-processed nonsense.)

        Use it evidently for amazing bark and hair. Again brainstorm what it an do for your centralized epithelial tissues.

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Only you can get abroad with publishing a compound for accolade eggs and I am adage this in a nicest accessible way , adulation it !

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hahaha, ,my name is Laura too and I laughed out loud at your comment! So true. And yet….there’s an art to accolade eggs and Lindsay has nailed it. And bodies like my bedmate google things like “how do I clutter eggs and not accept them all brown” because already in a while, I get ailing and am out of commission!

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Yes eggs adapted with attic oil is the best! Anytime back active in Thailand I can’t go back!!! Btw these aren’t a accurate bendable scrambled. A accurate bendable accolade is the bendability of Gordan’s. But these are altogether adapted accolade eggs.

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I don’t eat eggs generally – but back I do, I adulation award acreage beginning ones! They’re SO abundant bigger the approved ones at the grocer. I adulation bendable accolade eggs with cheese. So acceptable on everything!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      For the complete best accolade eggs try the Gordon Ramsay method! There’s not a bigger accolade egg on Earth!

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I am additionally absolutely captious about my accolade eggs, and over time accept abstruse the slower you baker them the better! It takes longer, but it’s absolutely account it!

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    ALL OF THIS. My mother accomplished me this method, and appear the extra- deliciousness of a bang of acerb chrism added afore you scramble. I cannot brainstorm what would action if you added some of your caramelized onion dip, for archetype (spoiler: acute deliciousness would occur). 🙂

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Whaaaaat? You can eat poached and bendable above and alike adamantine above eggs but not scrambled? I am absolutely the opposite! Those whites edge me out, all adaptable and slimey; I charge them alloyed in with the yolks. Accolade eggs & omelettes FTW!!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      But I assuredly feel like accession understands me!!! 😁😄. I’m funny about eggs too and I assumption so is my absolute family. My sister brand them able-bodied done cos like you, the albumen grosses her out. I don’t like abundance too cooked, in accession I’d apprehend overcooking makes them lose their comestible value. I’m absolutely alone into poached, above and fried. Occasionally can get into scrambled, however, I absolutely abhorrence omelettes and annihilation will change that 😂😂😂.

      This morning, I am accommodating to try this compound for accolade 😉

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    totally accede on baby pieces of accolade eggs. Reminds me of article bodies accompany you back you are sick. Adulation the croissant sandwich which is absolute for absolute eggs.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Try a beanery abounding of mayo (which is aloof oil alloyed egg really) afore they go in the pan. Makes a big aberration in the creaminess!
      When I accomplish accolade eggs I’m consistently abiding to accomplish way added than i charge afterwards advertent “The Queens Egg Salad” which uses accolade instead of adamantine above eggs. Omg, it’s addition activity changer! 🙂 Bon Apetit!

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        I am absorbed in the “The Queen’s Egg Salad” application accolade eggs. Could you possibly let us apperceive the recipe? Thanks!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I absolutely acknowledge this recipe, back our growing-up accolade were a bit on the browned side. My bedmate alien me to bendable accolade eggs, and a astute acquaintance accomplished me to add a bit of water, not milk, afore affable to abstain adulterated eggs (yuk!). Acclaim to you for application my complete admired kitchen apparatus – a elastic spatula!!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I add baptize too! I accept that it adds to a added fluffier airier accolade egg. Continued continued ago I use to add milk but they were never as acceptable back I switched to water! I use the eyeball adjustment for altitude so I’m not abiding how abundant to acquaint addition to add added than maybe a baby carve like 1/2 tablespoon or so.

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Please don’t adumbration that adulate is a bad fat because it’s not! It’s a acceptable fat that bodies accept eaten on their ancestors farms for centuries afore affection ache was alike heard of. Additional it is an immune-system booster! 🙂

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Butter use is centuries old; about lest we balloon abounding died at 30 in the Average Ages, few saw 60 in the 1700’s and our continued lives crave us to antithesis fat, amoroso intake.

      I’ve consistently acclimated baptize in my bendable accolade eggs (lactose chargeless eggs) and the curds are bendable and wonderful—made an egg eater out of my grandson.

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      Erica Simonson

      Thank you, Kelly!

      Yes, amuse accompany yourself up to date with accepted comestible science. Real, accomplished accustomed fats are not our enemies.

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        Patty S-B

        Yes, I AGREE. In actuality absolute adulate is way bigger for us than the bogus ones, ie, I Can’t ……. it’s not Butter, Country Crock, & others as such. The bogus additives they put in them ate alarming !!! Besides we do charge fat in our diets & I’ll stick to attributes carrying mine.

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    YES! I was so-so with accolade eggs my accomplished activity till Bon Appetit accomplished me the appropriate (read: bendable scramble) way to do it. It is abominable how generally I’ll get abominably accolade eggs at a restaurant.

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation eggs, but accolade eggs accept consistently fabricated me a little queasy. I approved this compound this morning with some disconnected taco cheese befuddled on top – and wow! What a difference! The eggs absolutely are buttery (and no gagging involved! ha!). I’ll absolutely be authoritative these afresh 🙂

  13. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These are absolutely are you say – activity changing. As a being who makes accolade eggs for breakfast at atomic 3x a week, I aloof fabricated these and WOW what a difference!!! I can’t accept I’ve gone my accomplished activity active them so much. Acknowledge you Lindsay for this post!

  14. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I will try these for sure! But you absolutely charge to try Sir Ian McClellanan’s adaptation at atomic once. Heaven!!

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    Sarah | Able-bodied and Full

    Okay I apperceive this is activity to be a cool abhorred opinion, but I kinda…like….”hard” accolade eggs. And I fry my eggs over adamantine too. *insert advanced eyes emoji* THAT ACTUALITY SAID, however, I am boring developing a aftertaste for the ~*softer*~ ancillary of eggs, and am activity to try this compound tomorrow morning. Hugs!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      wahhhh! 😭 I’m kidding, hahaha, acknowledge you for your honest opinion. Bjork is the aforementioned way! But I am all about the bendable eggs.

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I ADULATION amber accolade eggs and omelettes. Bendable makes me feel like I am activity to die from poison, alike admitting I apperceive it’s not true. LOL

  16. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Thank you Lindsey! I adulation these … and usually abracadabra blooming booze or brilliant paris condiment (or broiled szechuan alkali and pepper acclimated as a finishing) I admire my silicon spatula too! I adulation account about what you’re up to. Such an afflatus !

  17. Pinch of Yum Logo

    My grandfathering was the one who alien us to bendable accolade eggs and we haven’t angry aback since. Our added ambush is bond in some milk to the eggs afore you put them in the pan – takes the creaminess to a accomplished new level!

  18. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Looking acceptable Lindsay
    I see in the comments addition abroad is additionally absorbed with the sandwich.
    Looking advanced to your take. I’m consistently on the anchor for different sandwiches to abruptness my wife and babe with.
    Love the blog


  19. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I charge this for breakfast sandwiches, absurd eggs are too dry and/or blowzy if they’re over-easy, and accepted accolade are too “curduled” so bendable accolade looks like the absolute fit, acknowledge you!

  20. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Thank you for teaching me how to accomplish accolade eggs the appropriate way! I fabricated these ALERT bygone afterwards seeing this post. My sister and I both admired them so much! Never activity aback <3

  21. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I ADULATION eggs:) There are so abounding means to baker them and bendable clutter is one of my favorites. Acknowledgment for administration your method, sometimes it’s adamantine not to over baker or undercook the eggs, your pictures are actual helpful.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Don’t apperceive if anyone is alike account this column any longer, but I anticipation of a brace things apropos bendable accolade eggs: affable the whites aboriginal until about bisected done, again bend in the yokes and abide cooking. And consistently accumulate the calefaction bottomward low. Actuality accommodating isn’t easy, but account it! Also, adulate is not a bad affair … it’s amoroso we charge to avoid!