Temper an egg

Belinda Loucks


I didn't know what this meant, but after reading it it makes sense. This is something needed in the Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe. This recipe came from my daughter and son-in-law.

★★★★★ 1 vote
Stove Top


egg or whatever the recipe calls for

How to Make Temper an egg


  • 1Crack the egg into a small bowl. Beat it with a fork or small whisk until it is lightly beaten.
  • 2Measure 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.
  • 3Repeat 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.
  • 4Pour the egg mixture slowly into the hot liquid, stirring to incorporate it.

Printable Recipe Card

About Temper an egg

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Egg, #temper