Scramble Eggs in Their Shell

Edited by Maria Arieanza Santos Tan, Lynn, Eng

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Getting bored with the same old fried scrambled eggs on the breakfast table? Here's your chance to be just a tad more creative by boiling up a scrambled egg instead! And no, you do not have to break the egg shell open or even beat it.

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    Take the egg and put it right in the center of one of the shirt's long sleeves
    Or if you prefer stockings, then situate it right in the middle of one leg. This way, you have more room for what you are about to do to scramble it.
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    Get the rubber bands and tie them on either side of the egg to secure it in its current position
    Make sure they are nice and tight so the egg won't jump around the sleeve. You're going to do enough rocking around with it as it is, not steadying it would only result into the breaking of its shell.
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    Now, hold the ends of the sleeve with the egg using your hands on either side
    Make sure to situate your hands not too far from the egg, but also not too close.
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    Spin it several times, and as soon as the sleeves are all wound up, pull the ends to unwind it
    Then spin it again, unwind, spin it, unwind and so on until you feel the egg has been "scrambled" enough inside the shell.
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    To make sure of that before hard-boiling it, go into a dark room and light the egg up by pointing a flashlight to it
    If it looks yellow, that means it hasn't nearly been scrambled out yet and if it looks red, then you've done a good job!
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    Then, wash off the egg shell one last time, gently, with tap water
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    Put it in a pot, or you can even use your kettle
    Pour in just enough water to submerge the egg in and add 1 tablespoon of vinegar to make sure the shell doesn't break in the water. Wait for the water to boil. Once it does, turn down the heat of the stove to medium and wait another five minutes before taking the egg out.
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    Peel to reveal the all-original goodness of a genuine golden egg!
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  • Make sure to use clean stockings or even just a long sleeve T-shirt that doesn't have that "used" smell on it.
  • If you don't have rubber bands, little ropes would do just as long as they can tie up either side of the sleeve that holds the egg.
  • Check to see if the bands are still tied tightly after unwinding before spinning the egg around again.


  • Never do this with an egg that has an already-cracked surface. You might just end up with a dirty shirt and no breakfast.
  • Do not use an egg you suspect has gone bad. That isn't good for anything.
  • Don't do this in a place where you can accidentally smash the egg into something while spinning it.

Things You'll Need

  • Either a long sleeve T-shirt or stockings
  • Two rubber bands or anything you can use for tying up
  • A flashlight
  • And of course, do not forget the egg!
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Categories : Cooking

Recent edits by: Lynn, Maria Arieanza Santos Tan

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