Painted boiled eggs

Painted boiled eggs
  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins

Drawing faces on boiled eggs is a fun activity that's suitable for all ages and skill levels. Whether it's for Easter decorations, or a creative breakfast surprise, this delightful pastime is sure to make people smile.


  • 6 large British Lion eggs
  • permanent marker pens
  • mustard cress
  • toast soldiers to serve


  1. Use the marker pens to draw comic faces on the eggs.
  2. Place the eggs in a small pan of cold water and slowly bring to the boil.
  3. Cook for 4-6mins, depending how you like your eggs cooked.
  4. Drain the eggs and serve in egg cups with the tops sliced off.
  5. Finally top the eggs with cress hair and serve with toast soldiers.

Cooks tips

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Nutritional information, per serving:
Calories Protein Fat Saturates Salt
78 7.5g 5.4g 1.5g 0.2g

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