Things You Can Make From Leftover Egg Yolks

All of us who love preparing different meals and delicious desserts know how frustrating it is when a recipe calls only for egg whites and you don’t know what to do with your leftover yolks. We’ve compiled a list of a few of the many things you can make with your leftover egg yolks.


Why buy this delicious condiment when you can easily make a tasty homemade version. Use your leftover egg yolks and add white vinegar, salt, and oil. All you have to do is mix all ingredients together and your homemade mayonnaise is done.

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise sauce is a staple of French cuisine and is usually served with vegetables or eggs Benedict. It’s fairly easy and quick to make and you need only three ingredients for it – egg yolks, butter, and lemon juice.


If you have a sweet tooth, the best way to use leftover yolks is to make something delicious like pudding or custard. There are many different flavors to choose from, but both these treats need yolks in order to firm up.

Vanilla Bean Ice-Cream

One more way to use yolks is to make a delicious vanilla bean ice-cream. It’s a simple dessert that’s perfect for serving to guests.