How to Make a Heart Shaped Egg

Heart shaped eggs look beautiful in food presentation. Learn from step by step pictures how you can make a heart shaped egg.

Things you Need

  • Egg
  • Milk carton or any juice carton (cut open, washed well and dried)
  • Chopstick (round one is ideal)
  • Rubber bands


Step 1: Cut milk carton and fold it in half lengthwise.

This is all you need. (besides an egg) The milk carton is about 3″ X 8″.

Heart shape egg method

Step 2: Make a hard boiled egg.

Step 3: While the egg is still warm, peel the egg and put the egg on the milk carton, place a chopstick on the center of the egg, and put rubber bands on the both ends.

Heart shape egg method 1

If you don’t have a round chopstick maybe you can put a skewer inside a straw and use it.

Heart shape egg method 2

Make sure the egg is freshly boiled and warm. Otherwise the egg might break from the pressure.

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It’s hard to see but you want the chopstick to dig into the egg.

Step 4: Leave it for about 10 minutes. (Keep the egg in the fridge if it’s summer time.)

Step 5: Take the chopstick off and cut the egg in half.

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