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How Long to Boil Eggs | Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs?

  • Author: Sonja
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 eggs 1x


Wondering how to peel hard boiled eggs or how to crack a hard boiled egg? Here’s our quick and easy method.


  • 6 eggs


  1. After cooking the eggs, place them into an ice bath: a large bowl with cold water and several ice cubes. Leave the eggs for about 15 minutes until they are cool.
  2. To peel the eggs, lightly tap the larger end of the egg so that the shell crushes. (The larger bottom end of the egg has an air bubble, which make it easier to crush the shell.)
  3. Then start to peel off the shell. Continue peeling the shell until all the pieces are removed.
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: How to peel hard boiled eggs, How to crack a hard boiled egg