Timeless Classic Deviled Eggs


Dive into the timeless appeal of our Classic Deviled Eggs. These little gems are a perfect blend of creamy, tangy, and slightly spicy flavors, nestled in a tender egg white shell. They are an elegant, easy-to-make appetizer that never fails to delight at gatherings, picnics, or as a fancy snack.

Timeless Classic Deviled Eggs

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings and Size

  • Servings: Makes 24 deviled egg halves
  • Serving Size: 1 deviled egg half


  • Large eggs (12)
  • Mayonnaise (1/2 cup or 120ml)
  • Dijon mustard (1 tablespoon or 15ml)
  • White vinegar (1 teaspoon or 5ml)
  • Salt (1/4 teaspoon or 1.25g)
  • Paprika (for garnish)
  • Optional: Chopped chives or parsley for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  • Boil Eggs:
    • Place eggs in a large saucepan and cover with water.
    • Bring to a boil, then cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 10 minutes.
    • Transfer eggs to an ice bath to cool.
  • Peel and Prep Eggs:
    • Peel the eggs and slice them in half lengthwise.
    • Remove the yolks and place them in a bowl.
  • Make Filling:
    • Mash the yolks with a fork.
    • Add mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, vinegar, and salt. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  • Fill and Garnish:
    • Spoon or pipe the yolk mixture back into the egg whites.
    • Sprinkle with paprika and optional chives or parsley.
  • Chill and Serve:
    • Refrigerate until serving. Best served chilled.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Peeling Eggs: Older eggs are easier to peel than fresh ones.
  • Smooth Filling: For an ultra-smooth filling, blend the yolk mixture in a food processor.
  • Creative Variations: Experiment with adding relish, bacon bits, or different spices for variety.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • How long can deviled eggs be stored? Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
  • Can I make them in advance? Yes, prepare the eggs and filling a day ahead and assemble before serving.
  • Any tips for easy filling? Use a piping bag or a zip-top bag with a corner snipped off for neat and easy filling.