How to prepare egg glaze


How to prepare egg glaze
Bakers and pastry chefs use a glaze ("dorure" in French - the same word as for gilding) made with whole full eggs, beaten in a blender.

This is used with a brush on pastry that would not naturally brown during cooking (brioche, puff pastry, ...).
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Last modified on: October 17th 2018

For 150 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 50 g 75 g 150 g 300 g 450 g

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
2 min.2 min.
Keeping: 1 day in the fridge, in a sealed jar.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
How to prepare egg glaze : Photo of step #1
Preparation is very easy: put 3 eggs in a high-sided container or blender goblet.

Stage 2
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Blend for a few seconds...

Stage 3
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...your glaze is ready.

Note: If there is foam on the surface, let the glaze rest for a few minutes, then skim off the foam with a tablespoon.

Stage 4
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You can prepare glaze in advance and freeze it: pour into ice cube trays.

Space out over the tray to facilitate cooling, and freeze for several hours.

Stage 5
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When the glaze is frozen, turn out...

Stage 6
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...bag up, and keep in the freezer.

Thaw the cubes as needed.

Remarks

Despite all that you might read in books or websites, it's not a good idea to use egg yolk on its own, as it tends to burn quickly during cooking.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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