75+ Dessert recipes to use up extra eggs (2024)

It's that time of year when all of our hens are laying and it feels like we have eggs and eggs and eggs for days! So what do you do with all those eggs? Cook with them of course. I'm sure you've been eating eggs every day for breakfast though (aren't we all?) so what else can we make with lots of eggs? Desserts and more desserts!!

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Luckily (since we're not yet into the heat of Summer) it's a perfect time to make baked desserts and other dishes using all those excess eggs. The current slightly cool temps mean baking warms the kitchen without overheating the house. So grab your egg basket and get ready for dessert!

I checked in with the best food bloggers the interwebs has to offer and found some of the most A-mazing dessert recipes and some of them use as many of 13 eggs! I told you we could use up those eggs.

Related reading: How to freeze raw eggs.

Because I absolutely have to organize things, I've listed these recipes in order of how many whole eggs they use. What started out as a small list of 20ish recipes soon turned in to a massive list of amazing desserts from some of the best recipe creators on the internet!

So without further chit chat here are the absolute best dessert recipes to use up your extra eggs!


10 eggs
Brazo de Mercedes Cupcake

8 eggs + 5 egg whites
Jiggly Fluffy Japanese cheesecake

7 eggs + 3 whites
Lemon Curd cake with White Chocolate Swiss Buttercream

7 eggs + 2 whites
Mini Eclairs with Lime Custard Filling & Meringue Topping

7 eggs
Daredevil's Impossible cake (separating custard/fudge cake)

Vanilla Rose Chiffon cake

6 eggs
Six egg pound cake

Best Ever Monster cookies

Authentic Mexican flan

Grain Free Chocolate Almond cake

Vanilla Buttermilk cake with Strawberry Buttercream frosting

Gluten-Free Cream Cheese Pound cake

Pecan Pie cobbler

Bløtkake - Norwegian Cream Cake

Sweet Ricotta Easter calzone

Best Flourless Chocolate Truffle cake (gluten free)

Sculptured Lemon Buttermilk Pound cake (gluten free)

Chocolate Cream Cake with Ricotta

Fancy Chocolate Charlotte cake

Most Delicious Italian Angeletti cookies

German Pancake

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5 eggs + 4 yolksItalian Rum cake

5 Eggs + 4 whites
Lazy Girl's Meyer Lemon Meringue tart

5 eggs + 3 yolks
Extra rich and creamy cheesecake

5 eggs
Cranberry Pecan Pound cake

Grandma's Chocolate pie

Old Fashioned Lemon Meringue pie

Blender Batter Keto Lemon Blueberry bread

Pan de Elote, Mexican Sweet Corn cake

Philippine Sylvanas Cookies

Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

7-Up Bundt cake

3 Ingredient Souffle cheesecake

4 eggs + 1 yolk
Chocolate Pound cake with Kahlua Glaze

4 eggs
Overnight creme brulee french toast bake

Egg custard pie

Butterscotch pie with Meringue Topping

Cranberry Cream Cheese loaf

Classic flan

Chocolate Crinkle cookies

Victoria Sponge cake with Balsamic Strawberries

The Best Carrot cake Ever with Cream Cheese frosting

Cookie Butter Cheesecake Recipe

Creamy Limoncello Italian Ricotta Cake

Carrot cake(gluten free)

Meyer Lemon Buttermilk Pound cake

Chocolate pound cake with chocolate ganache

Coconut Flour Brownies

Passion Fruit Cake

Mini Pavlovas with Tangerine curd

Coca Cola Chocolate Cake

Cookies N Cream Oreo Cheesecake

Low Carb Pumpkin Bread

Flourless Banana Zucchini loaf

Old Fashioned Hot Milk Cake

Vanilla Magic Custard Cake

Easy Banana bread

Decadent Double Chocolate mousse

Caramel Apple Cream Puffs

Lemon Pudding cake

3 eggs + 1 yolk
Delicious Lemon Curd

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Dessert recipes using only egg yolks

Pair the recipes in this next section with the recipes below that use only egg whites.

12 yolks
12 Yolk Pound cake

9 egg yolks
Old Fashioned Eggnog

7 yolks + 1 whole egg
Egg Custard tarts

7 yolks
Passion Fruit tart

6 egg yolks
Creme-brulee

Raspberry curd (sugar free)

Dandelion & Honey Ice cream

5 yolks
Brown Sugar Ice Cream

Sugar Free Blueberry curd

4 yolks + 3wholeeggs
Cream Puffs with Pastry Cream

4 yolks + 1wholeegg
Creme brulee(keto)

4 egg yolks
Chocolate mousse

Breakfast Creme Brulee

Dairy Free Lemon pudding

3 egg yolks + 3 whole eggs
Traditional Cuban flan

Dessert recipes using only egg whites

Pair the recipes in this section with the recipes above that use only egg yolks.

12 egg whites
Angel Food cake

8 egg white
French Macarons with Espresso Chocolate ganache

4 egg whites
Purple Flower Meringue cookies

Pistachio Poke cake

Cheeselova, Cheesecake & Pavlova Love Child

Chocolate mousse

Strawberry Pavlova with Mezcal & Lime

Unicorn Poop meringue cookies

Is it just me, or are you suddenly hungry too? Do you have a recipe in mind to make first? I'm slowly making my way through this list and everything has just been amazing! Plus, I'm finally running out of eggs.

Sorry if my organization method seemed a little wonky...I'm not a recipe creator so I wasn't sure how I should order them. Whoops. I hope you enjoyed the list!

Want some new breakfast recipes to use up extra eggs? Check out my recipes for cloud eggs, quiche and more.

~L

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