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

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For 150 g, you will need:
  • 1 egg 3 eggs
  • Total weight: 150 grams

Change these quantities to make: 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.

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
How to prepare egg glaze : Photo of step #2
Blend for a few seconds...

Stage 3
How to prepare egg glaze : Photo of step #3
...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
How to prepare egg glaze : Photo of step #4
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
How to prepare egg glaze : Photo of step #5
When the glaze is frozen, turn out...

Stage 6
How to prepare egg glaze : Photo of step #6
...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.
Keeping
1 day in the fridge, in a sealed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
219 Kcal or 917 Kj19 gr< 1 gr16 gr
11 %7 %<1 %2 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
146 Kcal or 611 Kj13 gr< 1 gr11 gr
7 %5 %<1 %2 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 150 g : 0.44 €

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