Keep Eggs from Curdling

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How do I keep egg yolks from curdling?

Keep Eggs from Curdling

When you are adding egg yolks to a hot mixture such as a chocolate sauce, first add just a bit of the hot mixture to the yolks to warm them up and then stir the yolk mixture back into the first pan. This is called tempering, and will help prevent the heat from curdling the yolks.

   

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