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How To Make Fail-Proof Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

How To Make Fail-Proof Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

Do you want to know the easiest way to make fail-proof hard-boiled eggs? This method works every time. This is one of my favorite kitchen hacks.

I use this kitchen hack EVERY single time I make our favorite breakfast & briner (breakfast for dinner), Eggs à la Goldenrod, which is about 4 times monthly. This hack makes easy & fail-proof hard-boiled eggs, each & every time. There’s literally zero guesswork.

eggs a la goldenrod on toast

This kitchen hack can be used for any recipe that requires hard-boiled eggs (e.g. egg salad, deviled eggs, cobb salad, Eggs à la Goldenrod, etc.)


fail-proof hard-boiled eggs



Fail-Proof Hard-Boiled Eggs


  • Eggs & Water


  1. Place eggs in a pot, in a single layer;
  2. Fill the pot with water until the eggs are covered with 2 inches of water;
  3. Place the pot on the burner on high heat (uncovered);
  4. Once the water starts boiling, allow it to boil for 1 to 2 minutes;
  5. Remove the pot from the burner and cover with a lid;
  6. Set the timer for 12 minutes;
  7. After the pot has been removed from the burner and covered with a lid for 12 minutes, you have fool-proof hard-boiled eggs.
  8. Proceed as normal, draining the hot water and peeling the eggs.


Use this hack any time your recipe calls for hard-boiled eggs.



the easiest way to make hard-boiled eggs


In a few short steps, you can easily make fool-proof hard-boiled eggs. It’s as easy as covering the eggs with 2 inches of water, allowing it to boil (uncovered) for 1 to 2 minutes, & removing from the heat to cover with a lid for 12 minutes.

The next time you need hard-boiled eggs for a recipe, give this time-saving & easy kitchen hack a try.

Get Eggy With It!

Love, Peace & Happiness,

Hippie & Sparky



  1. Cinde Sharpe
    August 23, 2016 / 1:16 pm

    I just love your blogs!! Great ideas for everything! !!!!

    • August 23, 2016 / 7:36 pm

      Thanks so much! You just made my week! 🙂

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