(Closed) Fluffy eggs, add milk or water?

posted 7 years ago in Cooking
  • poll: What do YOU add to fluff your eggs?
    Milk : (86 votes)
    83 %
    Water : (18 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
    607 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I’ve only ever used water when I was out of milk. I like milk better, but if you find it does make them fluffier let us know!

    Post # 4
    2622 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    milk makes them creamier, and a bit denser.

    To get them light you need to beat them a lot9air is incorporated into it). And put them in a really hot pan. So actually the water, milk thing is not relavent.

    Post # 5
    2980 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I add milk to mine and beat the living daylights out of them with a wisk to get them nice and airy.

    Post # 6
    6887 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I just read last night that milk and putting a lot of air in them makes eggs the fluffiest

    Post # 7
    7339 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I add milk and beat them to death to get the airy part, then they are nice a fluffy! Yumm.

    Post # 8
    1021 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I add a tiny bit of water and it always works really well. 

    Post # 9
    2232 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I don’t really get the appeal of fluffy eggs. I like my eggs soft and not overcooked so I cook them a specific way to make sure they come out just right. 

    This is exactly (ETA:less creme fraiche) how I make my eggs and they always come out amazing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU_B3QNu_Ks

    Post # 10
    7556 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I’ve never heard of using water. I agree with the above posters, put in a bit of milk and whip them up! 

    Post # 11
    934 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    OMG you guys. I’ve never whipped my eggs, just mixed them. THAT is why they so crappy. Lightbulb moment.

    Post # 12
    3885 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    This is going to sound weird but try just a bit of mayo then whip the eggs moderately. Don’t over beat or they get stiff. The mayo is basically an emulsion, or a blending of two liquids of different weights that normally don’t mix, and the air that’s forced in during the mixing is what makes it fluffy; in mayo, your emulsion is eggs and oil. By increasing the amount of egg, your emulsion can have more air too. Same concept as using the tiniest bit of Dijon mustard to make your vinaigrette really smooth and well-blended.

    Post # 13
    553 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I always use milk n whisk 🙂

    Post # 14
    4371 posts
    Honey bee

    I don’t like them fluffy. Just straight egg, not too much whisking, and undercook them so they are still a little raw Smile

    Post # 15
    4464 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I really only like scrambled eggs and I have to make them in such a way that they are really fluffy. They taste totally different than when they are fluffy and when they are not! I always use milk and I don’t think I would want to use water because it might make them fluffy but I like the taste that the milk gives. 

    Post # 16
    215 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011


    Water= fluffy

    Always whisk!

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