The 7 Best Egg Molds to Buy in 2018

Turn your breakfast into fun, edible shapes

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Most days, eggs are, well, a little boring. Hard boiled eggs are always the same shape, and while fried eggs are always a different shape, they’re not the prettiest things on the plate. But does it have to be that way? Is it possible to make eggs more interesting and fun?

It doesn’t matter if you want to fry your eggs, boil them, or even try your hand at making fancy egg bites, there are molds that will make your eggs special every day. With molds, you can make perfectly round fried eggs to fit your English muffins, or you can use other molds to make fancy shapes. From romantic to whimsical to silly, there are shapes for every mood. Plus, if you have a child who is a picky eater, cooking their eggs in fun shapes may make them more likely to eat them on a regular basis.

Here, find the best egg molds you can buy for sprucing up your breakfast or brunch plate.

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    Best Overall: Stainless Steel Fried Egg Molds

    Variety is the spice of life, and this set includes eight different shapes, so everyone in the family can have their own special fried egg whether they prefer stars or elephants. These molds are made from food-grade stainless steel, so they’re safe for cooking on the stove or in the oven. Use them for eggs, pancakes, and more.

    The handles fold down for storage, but are very helpful for cooking since you don't have to touch the hot mold itself. A silicone pastry brush is included in this set for brushing the inside of the rings with butter or oil before cooking to prevent your eggs from sticking. These molds are dishwasher safe, too, so cleanup is easy and straightforward.

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    Best Budget: HIC Non-Stick Cooking Rings

    Heart-shaped eggs are adorable. They’re easy enough for everyday breakfasts and foolproof enough for the kids to help with cooking, yet the results are impressive enough for special occasions. The nonstick-coated steel rings release the cooked eggs easily, so you’ll never have to serve a broken heart.

    This set of rings can also be used for pancakes to match the eggs. The stay-cool handle makes it easy to remove the rings from the pan, and keeps hands safely away from the heat. These are heat-resistant to 430 degrees, so you can even use them in the oven.

    The handle folds down for storage. These should be hand washed. At such an affordable price, these heart-shaped eggs mold are the perfect addition to any egg lover's kitchen.

  • 03 of 07

    Best for Sandwiches: YumYum Utensils Egg Rings

    Make up to four perfectly round fried eggs at a time with these silicone rings. They’ll fit neatly on top of and English muffin, bagel or your preferred breakfast sandwich bread. You can also use the rings to make perfectly sized pancakes, too, so you can serve a stack with an egg on top for a full and delicious weekend breakfast platter.

    The silicone material is nonstick, so the eggs won’t stick and tear, and the rings are dishwasher safe. A handle swivels up to make it easy to move remove the rings and swivels down for compact storage. Instructions are included for perfect eggs every time.

    These egg molds are available in red or green.

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    Best for Kids: Silicone Egg Molds

    Go beyond simple shapes and get artistic with eggs that look like an owl, a bunny, a guy with glasses, or the sun with a cloud. The faces require two eggs, since the yolks form the eyes, while the sun and cloud mold only requires one egg.

    These require a little bit of practice when placing the eggs in the molds, but after a few tasty tries, you’ll be serving the most fun fried eggs on the block. These are made from food-grade silicone, so they can handle the heat of cooking and are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.

    These can also be used for pancakes, but they won’t be quite as amusing without the egg-yolk eyes. Kids of all ages will go crazy for these silly-looking egg shapes and may be more eager to eat breakfast thanks to their fun nature.

     

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  • 05 of 07

    Best Set: Renook Nonstick Silicone Fried Egg Molds

    These silicone egg molds include four different simple shapes, so they’ll add some fun to breakfast, but they’re still easy to use and unmold. Each shape is a different color, so they’ll be easy to spot when you’ve got them tucked into a stuffed drawer in your kitchen. Each mold has a handle that flips up for easy removal from the pan, then flips down for more compact storage.

    These can also be used for pancakes or similar foods, and they’re dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.

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    Best for Hard Boiled Eggs: Fred & Friends EGG-A-MATIC Dino Egg Mold

    Hard boiled eggs will never be the same. This mold turns a normal hard-boiled egg into a dinosaur skull, complete with scary teeth. It’s simple to use, too. Just put a fully-cooked and peeled hard boiled egg into the mold, squeeze it shut, and let the egg cool. The egg pops out easily, in a shape that will amaze you and the guests you're serving. This egg mold is great for a lunchtime surprise or just for fun any time.

    This is made from food-grade plastic and should be hand washed. A human skull shape and a chick shape are also available.

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    Best for On the Go: Lakatay Silicone Egg Bites Mold

    Egg bites have become popular at the coffee shop, but why not stay in your pajamas and make them at home to take on a road trip or to the office? The mold is made from food-grade silicone, so the eggs release easily, and it can withstand the heat of a pressure cooker. Plus, this mold can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.

    The included lid clips on securely and prevents spilling.

    When you’re not making egg bites, you can use this mold for storing or freezing small portions of foods or for making frozen molded desserts. This is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.