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I just recently tried Duck Eggs for the first time and I love them. Apparently they are better for making Baked Goods too, which I will be experimenting with. They’re crazy good for Steak and Eggs, too. The flavor they offer is very complimentary to the meat and if you’re looking for the Rich & Creamy Yolk to dip your buttered toast in, these are for sure the best.

The most surprising thing, is the amount of B12 and other nutrients they contain. Ducks Eggs are just Superior in all aspects, whether you are looking for a Powerhouse of Nutrition or simply Flavor.

Where to find Duck Eggs

They are sold in some grocery stores and in almost all Asian Grocery outlets like T & T. They can also be found at your local Farmers Market and some people raise and sell locally.

Duck Eggs
Duck Eggs

Chicken Egg vs Duck Egg

Duck Eggs are about twice the size as Chicken Eggs and are loaded with Nutrients. The shells are much thicker and can therefore last longer. They contain less water, with the whites being more translucent and thicker than chicken eggs. The Yolk is Creamier & Rich.

They are usually better maintained and fed by people who raise them and genuinely care about quality. You won’t really find Ducks fed with Soy or Wheat and instead fed with a natural diet.

The Proteins types differ from Ducks compared to Chickens. Some people who can not eat Chicken Eggs are able to eat Duck Eggs with no issues.

Large Chicken Egg vs Duck Egg
Large Chicken Egg vs Duck Egg

How to Store Duck Eggs

They are stored the same way as Chicken Eggs. Although, their thicker shell tends to make them shelf stable for a longer period of time.

What do Duck Eggs Taste like

The Egg whites are firmer and contain less water. The Yolk is much more larger and Creamier with a Rich Taste. Other than that, they really are just like Chicken Eggs. Except, they pack much more key nutrients and flavor that your body is able to pick up on. The Whites are also a bit more translucent when compared to chicken eggs, but that yolk is just pure bliss in Sunny Side Up Eggs with Buttered Toast or placed on Steak and Eggs.

Duck Egg
Duck Egg

How to cook Duck Eggs

They cook up the same way as Chicken Eggs. Although there might be a slight difference in timing since the Eggs are a bit larger and contain less water with a different type of protein content than chicken eggs. For Sunny Side Up Eggs or Scrambled Eggs, they cook up just a bit faster.

Baking with Duck Eggs

In baked goods, they are supposed to be superior to Chicken Eggs and a Bakers secret. They have more fatty acids and proteins than Chicken eggs. Richer and with more albumen, creating Fluffier Cakes & Muffins and Lighter Breads & Cookies.

Duck Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayo with Duck Eggs. I mean Wow, just unreal. I knew my Homemade mayo was pretty good but what a flavor and mouthfeel.

Homemade Mayonnaise with Duck Eggs
Homemade Mayonnaise with Duck Eggs

Duck Egg Nutrients

They are more nutrient dense pound for pound when compared with Chicken eggs. Packed with many vitamins and minerals.

The nutrition of Duck Eggs extends way further than what is listed below and the health effects of each element. Covering health benefits for Mental Health, Muscles, and Healthy Skin.

Duck Egg Nutrients

Another interesting aspect is people who can not eat Chickens Eggs can often eat Duck Eggs with no issues, due to a different type of protein. Check with your doctor first to see if this applies to you.

Vitamin B12

An excellent source for B12! Instead of getting supplements or injections, consume Duck Eggs and get your B12 as natural as you can get. Consuming these regularly can keep your vitamin B12 levels up. 1 duck egg provides 90% – 168% of your DV. This number varies depending on the source, but is still a heavy hitter for B12.

Did you know that there are some things that can affect your ability to absorb and use B12. This includes some heartburn medicines including proton pump inhibitors, certain diabetic medication such as metformin, and drinking Alcohol.

You can also get vitamin B12 deficiency if you follow a vegan diet, or you are a vegetarian who doesn’t eat enough eggs or dairy products to meet your vitamin B12 needs.

Quality Eggs

These are a specialty food sold primarily by people who really care about food quality. This means you really won’t find Ducks that have been fed Soy or Wheat. This is a key aspect, especially if you are allergic to even trace amounts. The Quality extends to the Nutrients and Flavor overall, they’re just better Eggs.

Duck Egg Recipes

It wouldn’t surprise me if they steadily become more and more popular. These are really good Eggs no matter how you cook them up.

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