Egg Boil Timer

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  1. Select how you want your eggs above.
  2. Fill a pot with water, turn on the heat and make it boil.
  3. Once it boils, turn down the heat.
  4. Place your eggs in the water, turn up the heat to make until your water boils again.
  5. Start the timer by clicking on 'Start timer' below.
  6. When the timer is done it will ring and display a message. Take the eggs out of the boiling water and put them in cold water to cool down.
  7. Enjoy your boiled eggs!

Use this countdown timer to find out how long to boil eggs

How long does it take to boil an egg?

With this tool, it's a piece of cake to cook your eggs! Use this countdown timer to get perfectly soft- or hard-boiled eggs. After excessive testing and researching, we've made a list of how long you should boil your eggs based on what type of egg you want. Some people prefer very soft and liquid yolk or egg white, while others like creamy, hard yolk. It's all possible.

Type Time Example image
Liquidy 6 minutes
Soft-liquidy 8 minutes
Soft 10 minutes
Semi-hard 12 minutes
Hard 14 minutes

You can use eggs for everything!

Not only are eggs affordable, but they're also eaten a lot. Health enthusiasts eat them for being nutritious and healthy. Eggs are low in calories and fat and are very filling at the same time. Bodybuilders and athletes love them because of the proteins found in the egg white. Good for muscle growth.
They can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner or as a snack. They just taste really good! Combine egg with bacon and you got yourself a tasty meal.

How to use this tool?

Simply follow the instructions above the timer to use the timer. You don't even have to remember how long to cook hard-boiled eggs, simply use this tool. If you want to stop the current timer, click on the 'Reset' button. You can then choose another type of egg and start again.

Hard- & Soft-Boiled Eggs Timer