Too Many Eggs? Try These Non-Breakfast Ideas

by Meghan H

Published January 28, 2019

Last summer you were undone by the chicken math, and for months you have been feeding your ravenous flock of tiny velociraptors through the winter with barely an egg in sight. Maybe you have even been forced to (gasp!) buy eggs at the grocery store, but longer days are here and, with them, comes the inevitable overrun of egg laying.

Sure, for a while we all rejoiced. Huzzah! The winter egg strike is finally over! But when your family is sick of breakfast for dinner again and the egg basket is full before you go out to collect, turn to our enormous list of things to do with your bounty.

Give it a look, let us know if we missed your favorite, and get ready to get cracking!


  • Angel Food Cake
  • Pavlova
  • Frozen Custard
  • Chocolate Souffle
  • Meringue Cookies
  • Creme Brulee
  • Lemon Curd
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Citrus Meringue Pie
  • Lemon Bars
  • Boiled Frosting
  • Japanese Cheesecake
  • Spanische Windetorte
  • Zabaglione
  • Semifreddo
  • Panna Cotta
  • Divinity Candy
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Baked Custard
  • Macarons
  • Choux Pastries
  • Bavarois
  • Flan
  • Pound Cake
  • Victoria Sponge
  • Chocolate Pot de Creme
  • Tiaramisu
  • Clafoutis


  • Egg Nog
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Gin Fizz
  • Pisco Sour
  • Bulletproof Coffee Egg Latte


  • Egg Drop Soup
  • Hot and Sour Soup
  • Dill Soup
  • Ajitsuke Tomago (Japanese ramen egg)



  • Quiche
  • Carbonara
  • Dutch Baby
  • Frittata
  • Croque Madame
  • Omelet
  • Fried Rice
  • Jammy or Fried Egg on just about anything
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Gribiche
  • Scotch Eggs
  • Egg Salad
  • Mayonnaise
  • Challah (traditional Jewish egg bread)
  • Spaetzle

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