Hard-Boiled Eggs

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Method

For a really hard-boiled egg, cook by either Method 1 or 2, boiling for about 12 min. Then take out the eggs and put them under cold running water to cool them as quickly as possible. This prevents discoloration around the yolk.