Temper an egg
How to Make Temper an egg
- Crack the egg into a small bowl. Beat it with a fork or small whisk until it is lightly beaten.
- Measure 1 tablespoon of the heated liquid and pour it gradually into the egg, whisking or beating it constantly to incorporate the liquid into the egg.
- Repeat this process, adding tablespoons of the hot liquid gradually until the temperature of the egg mixture is equivalent to the temperature of the hot liquid.
- Pour the egg mixture slowly into the hot liquid, stirring to incorporate it.