How to Hard Boil Eggs

Learn How to Hard Boil Eggs that are easy to peel with firm whites and bright yellow yolk. This simple method will give you perfect hard boiled eggs every time!

What You Need

In a medium pot, add eggs and enough cold water to cover them by 1 inch.


Cover pot with a lid and bring water to a boil on high heat.


Turn off heat and leave the pot covered with a lid on the burner for 12 minutes.


After transfer cooked eggs into an ice bath for 10 minutes.


To peel the eggs, tap a few times on hard surface and remove the shell.



Refrigerate peeled eggs in a container with a lid for up to 3 days. Unpeeled eggs can be refrigerated uncovered for up to a week.

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