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, ...).
193,8173.7/5 for 18 ratings
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: October 17th 2018

For 150 g, you will need:

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.

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
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.

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).

How much will it cost?

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.

Some recipes that use this recipe

Ham spirals
Ham spirals

These puff pastry spirals made with smoked ham are delicious and quick to make.
87,1833.8/5 for 17 ratings 58 min.
Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust)
Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust)

The French classic "Paté en croute" is a terrine of different meats layered and baked in a pie crust. There are many recipes which vary the kind of meat and the seasonings. This is my version with pork, veal and chicken, which is not too difficult, though it does entail quite a lot of work.
139,491 134.2/5 for 17 ratings 6 hours 49 min.
Chouquettes
Chouquettes

Chouquettes are small choux puffs with sugar crystals on the top. They are usually eaten plain, but can also be filled with a variety of things: cream, fruit, chocolate... whatever you like.
188,4974.8/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 25 min.
Milk rolls
Milk rolls

This sweet milk bread, made as baps or rolls, with its sugar topping is delicious for breakfast or with afternoon tea.
148,854 13.8/5 for 17 ratings 5 hours 31 min.
Agen prune cake
Agen prune cake

This cake from Agen, in southwestern France, is a type of brioche. Inspired by the famous "tarte au sucre" (sugar tart), it is like a thick "galette" with a moist texture, filled with prunes and marzipan with Armagnac.
8,978 1 hour 51 min.
See all recipes that use it

Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rum babas, Gâteau Breton (Brittany butter cake), Tiramisu, Bacon and cabbage omelette, Rémoulette of celeriac, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
73,8014.0/5 for 20 ratings 1 hour 11 min.
Passion fruit jellies
Passion fruit jellies
Usually to make fruit jellies or (fruit "paste"), it's like jam but you need to cook fruit pulp and sugar much longer. Unfortunately, this long cooking is bad for both vitamins and flavour. In this recipe we use a special jam gelling agent, to reduce cooking time as much as possible .
87,5354/5 for 8 ratings 2 hours 30 min.
Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux
Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux
Under this pretty name, my personal version of "Les pommes au four" (baked apples).
78,837 24.2/5 for 20 ratings 1 hour 7 min.
4 pears salad with vanilla
4 pears salad with vanilla
It's a very easy recipe, everything depends on the choice of differents kinds of pears all fully ripe, to give a delicious contrast in the mouth.
62,8654.2/5 for 20 ratings 37 min.
Finger biscuits
Finger biscuits
These small biscuits, that look a bit like savoy biscuits, are delicious alone or with Champagne, but are also the base for charlottes or Tiramisu.
105,8775/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2020-10-04)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Follow this recipe (as 2 people already do)

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page