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Panoramic Easter Eggs are a fun Easter craft for kids! Decorate with frosting, flowers, jelly beans, and little bunnies and chicks.
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Panoramic Easter eggs are the perfect way to have a fun craft and special time with your loved ones! They are simple to make and come together quickly and easily when making them. These are a fun Easter tradition and a great memory for years to come!
Though this isn’t a recipe that is edible, I still wanted to add it to the site because this truly is a family favorite. It does have ingredients and is a memorable craft for you and your family to make together or give to others. If you are looking for some edible Easter recipes, try one of these “Must Have” Easter Desserts and Treats!
What you need to make Panoramic Easter Eggs
Simple pantry staple ingredients that will turn an easy mixture into an amazing Easter decoration that will last for years to come. It is simple to mix together, add in an Easter egg, then let it harden. The panoramic egg mold is the most important thing to help make this egg come to life!
- Egg mold – First of all, you need an egg mold. Find either a plastic egg at Easter time to unwrap and empty the contents or create your own. I love how they have a flat base so the egg will stand easily. Look around and be creative – you will find something!
- Egg white – This helps bond the sugar mixture and gives it the firmness to mold the egg shape.
- Sugars – Granulated and powdered sugar create the egg shape in the mold and give it the thickness that is needed to hold it together.
- Decorations – Jelly beans or other small Easter candies work great filling the inside of the egg mold shape.
- Tiny Easter figurines and decorations – Look at craft stores or online. I found the the button flowers in a craft store bin. Get creative!
How to Make a Homemade Panoramic Easter Egg
Get ready to add these to your Easter basket this year! Making sure the sugar and egg ratio is perfect plus the consistency of the mold mixture is done correctly will determine how it turns out. They are so pretty and fun to make!
- Combine – Whisk the egg white until it becomes kind of foamy. In a separate bowl, mix together the granulated and powdered sugars so they’re mixed well. Pour the egg white into the sugars and begin stirring.
- Fill egg mold – Once your sugar mixture is ready, start filling your egg mold. With each scoop, pack down firmly. You want the egg to be smooth, so press down on the sugar to prevent any small gaps or cracks from forming.
- Mold – Place a stiff piece of cardboard directly on the top of the mold. Bracing one hand on the cardboard and the other underneath the mold, quickly flip it upside-down so that the egg halves are now resting on the cardboard. Quickly remove the mold—now you should have two perfect sugar egg halves.
- Hollow-out egg – Once the eggs have started to set, pick up the egg half, hold it in the palm of one hand, and use a spoon to scrape out the moist sugar.
- Other egg – Scrape out the interior of the other egg half. Use a serrated or sharp knife to slice off the tip of each egg, this will be the hole you look through to see the panorama so make it about the size you would like.
- Dry out – At this point, the eggs need to dry out further before they can be completed. I would recommend letting them dry out overnight.
The Best Panoramic Easter Eggs Ideas
There are so many variations to make these sugar molds. They are simple to make with the best tips and ideas to help you create the best panoramic Easter egg.
- Icing – Use a pastry bag and pipe a small amount of royal icing into the bottom portion of the egg half. This is to anchor everything else you add. If you don’t want the royal frosting to show you can add a layer of green-tinted coconut or Easter grass.
- Hot glue – If you prefer, you can also use a hot glue gun to adhere the decorations to the Easter egg and then fill it in with Easter grass.
- Combine – When gluing the top half of the egg onto the decorated bottom half, make sure the two halves line up evenly. You can “glue” the two halves together with royal icing or a hot glue gun. If using royal icing, run your finger around the seam to remove excess frosting before it hardens.
- Pipe frosting – Use a decorative tip to pipe a frosting border along the seam where the two halves of the egg are glued together. Pipe a frosting border around the “window” opening.
- Decorate – Use frosting flowers, ribbons, butterflies, etc. to decorate the outside of the egg.
Readers Helpful Tips
Here are tips from our readers that have made these Panoramic Easter Eggs:
- Opening you look into – When you unmold the top and bottom sugar shapes to bake, put them on a wooden board with the small ends facing each other. Cut about an inch off of each small end, scrape away that portion, and carefully push the two egg halves together so those blunt ends touch. After they have baked, take them off the board and scrape out the insides. The viewing opening will automatically form. – Virginia
- Using the mold – One trick I use is to perforate the viewing end, using a toothpick, so it can be easily, but carefully, cracked off when scraping the egg out. You need to make a ½ circle of perforations on the top and again on the matching bottom. Do this carefully when the sugar egg is first turned out of the mold. – Julia
- Decorations – I used paste food coloring for more vivid pinks, blues, and other colors for the sugar egg. Sometimes using a ribbon that went all the way around the horizontal egg with a bow on top and crafted flowers like roses that dried hard over the ribbon. The background inside could be photos of small clusters of flowers found on postcards. But, have to be small as it is the background. I used a Wilton egg-shaped 2-piece cake pan, to make a giant egg as a centerpiece to use “after” the actual cake was cut up and served, still had a centerpiece for the table. – Shelley
Frequently Asked Questions
Back in the 19th century, the Germans brought the idea of making sugar eggs for Easter. Children were given the eggs in their hats and bonnets. Now, the Easter bunny likes to bring his own basket and treats inside it.
Unfortunately, they are not. These panoramic Easter eggs are strictly for decoration. It may seem confusing because all the ingredients are made from food-related products but all together they make more of a glue to hold the decorations and the eggs together.
The shell and outside layer of the sugar eggs are made of sugar, powdered sugar, and eggs. The ratio mixture is key to the success and making sure that the egg mold is not too wet or too dry in order for it to pop out of the egg mold smoothly.
How to Preserve Panoramic Easter Eggs
Once it has been set, your panoramic Easter eggs are complete! To save them for future Easters, wrap them carefully in paper or plastic and store them in a box in a safe place. Do not refrigerate the egg and do not attempt to eat it! Your egg can be saved for years if stored properly.
More Easter Recipes
These are always fun and delicious ways to share a little more Easter traditions with your loved ones! These cakes, cookies, and chocolate is the perfect pairing for any Easter meal or fun for kids to help within the kitchen. Try all the Easter desserts this spring season!
Panoramic Easter Eggs
- 1 egg white
- food coloring optional
- 3 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- royal frosting
- jelly beans
- tiny Easter figurines and decorations
- Whisk the egg white until it becomes kind of foamy. In a separate bowl, mix together the granulated and powdered sugars so they’re mixed well. Pour the egg white into the sugars and begin stirring.*
- At first it will seem like it won't get wet enough, but keep stirring until it becomes like damp beach sand.
- Once your sugar mixture is ready, start filling your egg mold. With each scoop, pack down firmly. You want the egg to be smooth, so press down on the sugar to prevent any small gaps or cracks from forming. If you have excess sugar and want to make more eggs, keep it in a bowl and place a damp paper towel directly over the sugar to prevent it from drying out.
- Place a stiff piece of cardboard directly on the top of the mold. Bracing one hand on the cardboard and the other underneath the mold, quickly flip it upside-down so that the egg halves are now resting on the cardboard. Quickly remove the mold—now you should have two perfect sugar egg halves.
- At this point, the egg halves need to dry out a little before you can use them. You can let them sit at room temperature for about 6-7 hours, or you can put them in a 200-degree oven for 15-30 minutes (depending on the humidity and elevation where you live). Once the eggs have started to set, they need to be hollowed out. It is important to do this when the outside is hard, but the insides are still soft. Once the egg has fully set, it cannot be reshaped! Pick up the egg half, hold it in the palm of one hand and use a spoon to scrape out the moist sugar. Continue to scrape the interior of the egg until you have a sugar shell that is about 1/2-inch thick. You want it to be as thin as possible, while still being sturdy enough to hold together.Scrape out the interior of the other egg half. CAREFULLY use a serrated knife to slice off the tip of each egg, this will be the hole you look through to see the panorama so make it about the size you would like. Be careful not to apply too much pressure and cause the egg to collapse or crack. Continue to gently whittle/sand away to front of the egg until the two halves match. At this point the eggs need to dry out further before they can be completed. I would recommend letting them dry out overnight.
- Once the egg halves are dry and very hard, you can decorate the inside with a beautiful Easter scene. Pipe a small amount of royal icing (click HERE for recipe) into the bottom portion of the egg half. This is to anchor everything else you add. Add a layer of green-tinted coconut or Easter grass, if desired, and press gently to adhere it to the frosting. Add little figurines, pictures, buttons, small candies, or sugar decorations. It is easiest to add a dab of royal icing to the back or bottom of your decorations to help them stick. Now it is time to glue the two halves of the egg together. Pipe a thin line of royal icing (or you can use a hot glue gun) around the lip of the bottom half of the egg. Press the top half down onto the bottom, making sure that they line up evenly. Run your finger around the seam where the eggs meet to remove any excess frosting. You want to do this right away so that it will not begin to harden into unsightly shapes. Allow the egg to sit for about 30 minutes, until the frosting has hardened enough to move the egg without damaging it.
- Time to put the finishing touches on your egg! Pipe a decorative border around the seams where the two egg halves were joined together. Also pipe a border around the opening of the window, to better frame the scene inside and to hide any uneven edges. If you have frosting flowers or other decorations for the outside of the egg, now is the time to put them on. Use a small dab of royal frosting to secure them to the egg. Decorate to your desire with any additional frosting.
- Do not eat. Panoramic Easter eggs are for decoration only.
- If you would like to color your egg, add food coloring to the egg white in Step 1 above and mix well. If you do add coloring to your egg, remember that you will be adding a lot of sugar to the egg white, so it’s a good idea to dye the egg white a darker color than what you want your final product to be.
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This recipe brought back a lot of fond memories.
Can’t wait to make these with my Grandkids and my Primary Girls.
A really easy way to hollow the egg is to draw the opening with a marker before packing wet sugar firmly into the egg mold. With a regular flatware spoon, remove all the sugar from the pointed end of the mold up to the marker line.
Then start removing the sugar from rest of egg, leaving 1/4″ to 1/3″ all around.
Place a square of wax paper over the sugared egg. Then a piece of cardboard. Carefully lift the plastic mold off and place in over with light on in electric oven or in gas oven with pilot lighovernight.
The beauty of this method is that if it’s going to cave and fall you can start right over right then. It is very fragile to pick up a partially dried shell and try to remove soft sugar, especially to remove the window opening.
these are dioramas, not panoramas – a panorama is the view and a diorama is the viewing device.
I am 66 and remember my aunt decorating her house and table with o=panoramic sugar eggs when I was very little, a good 50 years ago. I’m surprised and disappointed I didn’t find them amongst her stuff after she passed away. I hoped I would find a recipe for them online. Easter is my favorite holiday. A spring feel to the air, birds returning,green shoots punching through the earth, soft rain, the smell of lilacs…
My granddaughter made some for me for Easter and I would like to keep them. They are absolutely beautiful!! How to you store them in order to keep them intact?
You just want to keep them in a very dry place. I have a friend that stored hers in a cabinet for over 15 years!
You can buy clear UV protection varnish in a spray can. Do it outside – put a plastic cup large enough to hold the egg on a piece if cardboard. Set the egg on top. When spraying keep goid sistance so it doesn’t soak it, just want a coating. Let it are dry a week or so then do another coat to get the parts of the egg that weren’t accessible.
I have made many many of these Eggs! I have also made, BABY BASSINETS, using this mold! Made one for a Baby Shower, about 50 yrs ago, and she still has it! Absolutely Adorable!
These are the cutest thing ever!! Going to the store now to get all the supplies for these eggs, the kids will adore them!!
Flashback to my childhood!! I loved these!! I am excited to make some for my kids!
I remember making something like this when I was a kid. Brought back a lot of memories. Thanks!
Aww, The memories! Thank you for sharing, Beautiful!!!
I’ve always wanted to do these!! We had them as kids but my sister ate them!!
this looks like such a fun project to do with my grandchildren!
The egg molds look to be about 5” long and my question is how many eggs will this recipe make?
Hi Laurel — it should make 2 eggs if you use the molds mentioned above. If you have a larger mold it will make 1. Hope this helps!
Where do you get the cute things to put in the middle of the eggs? I want to make some of these eggs but need stuff for the middle. Thanks
Most craft stores like Michael’s or Hobby Lobby should have miniature figurines to put in the eggs!
The kids love making these!
I love reading the stories about when people were younger I remember when I was a little girl and we would go to the store and buy those eggs I have not seen a recipe that uses egg whites I’m going to try it also people were asking about the little things inside the eggs if you go onto Pinterest you will find lots of photos of almost anything for girls and boys I print the picture out of course I Downside the picture and then I lemonade it and I stick the pictures into the egg you can also use pictures of the child that you’re giving it to for instance I’m making a little girl it first holy communion age I have a picture of her with their hands praying standing to the side looking up and found the picture of Jesus from the side giving communion in the background is a picture of the church she goes to the picture is smaller and everything is laminated also I have around laminated disk that I use for the window to look in I hope this helps
Those are all such great ideas! I love the idea of using laminated pictures. You can also use those “shrinky links” and have the kids draw little pictures and shrink them down so they fit in the eggs.
I’m so glad I found this site. I made sugar eggs about 28 years ago for my children’s classes, family and friends. They were a big hit1 Using the large wilton sugar mold, I made the flat bottom the panoramic window and removed one end to make the bottom. I used thread to gently “saw” the bottom off and loosen the panoramic window. I’m researching how to do them again because I’m making them for my grandchildren this year. I went to see my Aunt last year and she said I have something to show you. She still had the sugar egg I made her so long ago. It was in a large plastic ziplock bag and except for some fading of the royal icing it looked great.
Wow! She still had it? That is amazing! These sugar eggs can definitely hold up. They are such a fun family tradition– and not as hard to make as they seem, right? I am sure your grandchildren are doing to love them! Thanks for taking the time to come back and comment 😀
Hi, I can’t get the egg out of the mold. Do you have any suggestions?
Yikes! I have never had that happen before! Were you able to finally get it out?
From my own experience, I found if the egg doesn’t come out of the mold easily it’s because the sugar mixture is too wet. Try adding a bit more sugar.
i tryed this last year w a different recipe . they came out ok in the beginning but as soon as i strated digging them out they broke,everytime, i tryed 6 of them and happened eveytime, what holds the 2 together just the frosting .?im going to try again , it was very disappointing i really wnated these as gifts.
You have to do the royal frosting that hardens (the recipe is included here in our recipe) it is like CEMENT when it dries. It always holds it together!
Just a tip about the opening you look into. When you unmold the top and bottom sugar shapes to bake, put them on a wooden board with the small ends facing each other. Cut about an inch off of each small end, scrape away that portion and carefully push the two egg halves together so those blunt ends touch. After they have baked, take them off the board and scrape out the insides. The viewing opening will automatically form.
Great advice, thank you!!!
I started making the sugar eggs about 40 years ago. We still have some of the first ones I made. I wrap them in shrink wrap and they last really well. Water melts them, and sun fades them, but other than that they make good keepsakes.
I always just used sugar and water for the shells, and royal icing to decorate. I always advised against eating the, but there was nothing in them that would hurt anyone. The only thing was the inserts which were plastic. If you want them to last don’t put candy inside as a decoration, since it breaks down over the years. If you want it completely eatable, make the inserts with the royal icing and let them dry before putting in the egg.
I sold them for years, just by word of mouth to friends and co-workers, and always made enough to do something really fun for my family.
I haven’t made them for years, but may start again. I have so many cute inserts, and have a granddaughter that I think would like to learn to do them this year.
Thank you for sharing this Peggy. What a great tradition to pass down to your granddaughter!
Oh my goodness!! Do you remember the water to sugar ratio? I’d love to try your recipe as well! I’ve got young kids, (a toddler and a 4 mo. old) I’d love to make them some and save them for when they are older! So cute!
This looks like a fun project! I’ve had one for about 40 years, it was given to me by a woman I babysat for I believe she made and sold them. It’s pink and the color is fading, but otherwise it’s in great condition. I just wrap mine in tissue paper or bubble wrap and nest it inside another Easter decoration for protection. It goes in the Easter box in the garage. I’ve never had a problem with bugs.
Wow! 40 years? Thank you for sharing this! I’m happy to know they will last that long… and even longer.
I have made these eggs over the last 60 yrs. One trick I use is to perforate the viewing end, using a tooth pick, so it can be easily, but carefully, be cracked off when scraping the egg out. You need to make a 1/2 circle of perforations on the top and again on the matching bottom. This should be done, carefully, when the sugar egg is first turned out of the mold.
Also, when I read your suggestion of drying the eggs in the oven for 1/2 hr or so,I thought this was a great idea. But I found 15 min would be better. The egg was terribly hard to scrape out when dried 1/2 hr.
I like to scrape my dried egg shell out to about 1/4 to 1/3 inch. I feel 1/2 inch makes the egg too heavy.
Thank you for sharing this! It’s always wonderful to get tips from a pro!
The entire “instructions” will not print out.
Very critical that the packing/cutting/drying method be followed.
Have made these before, but wanted to print out the ENTIRE recipe for my files.
Hi Susan, I’ve sent a printable version to your email. Thanks for asking!
I’m trying to find the pictures of the ones I made for my grandchildren now. I have thousands in my photo files. I hope you don’t mind. I just fb’d this page of yours.
I live in FL. I made them with a friend, and we had to get all the humidity out of the house by AC because they were cracking. I don’t believe my recipe called for egg whites, and that may be why. One, maybe two are still in existence. That was years ago.
How many eggs will 1 batch make?
1 Easter egg
My aunt presented one of these eggs to my 2 yr old daughter for Easter 36 years ago! I still have the egg and we now bring it out every Easter for my now 10 year old granddaughter to enjoy. I still have the original newspaper it was wrapped in from 36 years ago. It is wrapped and stored in an old cracker tin and it is still in perfect condition! Now that I’ve found this tutorial, I’m going to attempt to make a few new eggs this year. Thanks for the tutorial. It brought back great Easter memories!
Butter cream icing will work as well as royal icing and easier to make.
If you want your egg to last, you will want to use royal icing. Buttercream is too soft and won’t get rock hard and last years as a decoration.
I made these many years ago myself but for some reason stopped. My mother always made these every year for my sisters and I. Will have to try this again. Thanks for posting them and reminding me of my yonger years.
I learned how to make these 30+ years ago, when I was learning to decorate cakes professionally to get my creative juices an outlet. I used paste food coloring for more vivid pinks, blues etc for the sugar egg. I sometimes used a ribbon that went all the way around the horizontal egg with a bow on top and had crafted flowers like roses that dried hard, then were attached. The background inside could be photos of small clusters of flowers etc found on postcards. Have to be small as it is background. I saw upright plastic eggs med size at Walmart that held candy, but would make perfect molds. I have used a Wilton egg shaped 2 piece cake pan, to make a giant egg as a centerpiece to use “after” the actual cake was cut up and served, still had a centerpiece for the table.
Wow, those are all great ideas! I love the idea of a giant egg! That would be awesome!
Thank you for posting. Would you happen to know the edible recipe? Also looking for a maple sugar candy recipe.
I don’t know how we could make these edible.. sorry!
I read about people keeping these sugar eggs for years. and I gotta ask. Aren’t you worried they’ll draw bugs? I really love these and remember them from when I was a kid but only my older siblings got them, and I don’t think Mom made them. Too late to ask her now as she’s been gone 12 years, but anyway live the way these look but,like with Gingerbread houses at Christmas, I don’t want or need bugs.
I have never had a problem with bugs. I don’t know why– I have stored them and never had any issues.
If you leave them out long enough, they can attract ants. That happened with the sugar skulls my son made for Día de los Muertos at school. But, if you just had them out at Easter and stored them in an airtight container the rest of the year it should be fine.
The oldest one I have is one my mom and I made back in 1973. The sugar is more gray than white (from dust as I kept it in my china cabinet for years without being covered) and the lavender icing is also pretty faded, but other than that it is in perfect condition. If you live where it’s very humid, you probably need to keep it wrapped in saran wrap–otherwise, just store in a dry place and take them out to decorate for the Easter season. I have never had an issue with bugs. I started making them with my mom when I was 12 and now 55 years later, I’m still making them.
Where do you buy the cute figurines for inside? I bought molds to make these last year – because I have fond childhood memories of them – and could not find anything to put in them. Would love some advice!
I mostly just used “miniatrues” found by the miniature dollhouse section of the craft store. That is where I found the bunnies and ducks. I also used buttons and miniature tree Easter ornaments (also from the craft store). Oh and for the easter “eggs” I just used jelly beans 🙂
For the figures inside, Walmart has small suckers that have bunnies, chickens and eggs, they are about inch tall, I cut the sticks as close as I could to the bottom and stuck them into the icing “grass” worked out good . My 14 year old nieces had fun with this project, thanks all who shared they would keep for years, the girls are going to try to keep theirs.
I made these years ago for a lady that gave them to her Sunday School class. I piped all the figures that went on the inside. Wilton had molds for the eggs. Large, medium and small. Through the years of moving my molds got cracked and they broke. I wish Wilton still made them. It’s hard to find candy eggs that open long ways. It’s fun though. When I was a kid, they sold large chocolate covered creme eggs with royal icing and would write your name on them. I thought that was the coolest thing. I was with my mom at Woolworths. Good old days!
Hello, I love this! My Grandma used to make these for us, and I’m going to try to make them for my family in her memory. Would you mind sharing what you used for the decorations in the inside and dots on the flowers on top?
The dots were just little cake decorating “pearls”. The decorations were a mixture of Easter ornaments (for the mini trees), dollhouse miniatures, jelly beans, and buttons. Hope this helps!
How do your sort them? I made my children one 34 years ago. Moved all over the country (Florida, Boston, Missouri) and they kept very well. I kept them in my china cabinet. We moved to Louisiana and I unpacked them and they were fine. I put them on my dining room table and the next morning they were a pile of sugar!! UGH!!! I was devastated!!! I now live in Louisiana and spoke to a Wilton rep and she had now idea what might have happened. So I m wondering how you store them cause I am getting ready to make them for my grandchildren,
I have never have had an issue storing them or transporting them– I have no idea what could have happened! You want to make sure they are in a super dry place with no moisture. I don’t know if this is much help. I will do some research and see if I can figure out what could have caused them to do that.
The average %humidity in South Louisiana in February is in the mid 70s with mid to high 80s occurring regularly in the mornings dropping by the afternoons to the mid 50s. With comfortable temperatures if your air conditioning unit did not run much then your indoor humidity levels may have risen and your eggs simply could not hold together in the extreme humidity.
That’s a bummer. We don’t have a lot of humidity here, I have never thought about that being an issue with these.
Where did you get the cute little figures? I can’t find any that are as cute as yours!
I have been collecting them over the years. I find most of them at craft stores around Easter time. I found a bunch of them in the miniature figurine section at Hobby Lobby. The ones near the doll houses. Hope this helps!
These are so adorable I can’t wait to make them!!! Does anyone know where to buy the little things u put inside the egg? Bunny rabbit, chick ,flower,etc? Thank you!!
I buy Cute Easter cards and cut out the characters and use them in the egg.
thank you so very much for the info. Yours was the only one with complete info in one place. I made these for my kids and their friends 27 years ago and some of them still have theirs. Now I can make them for our 8 (and 1 on the way) grandbabies. I can’t wait to give them their suar eggs
I’m impressed they have lasted 27 years. That is amazing! Thank you for your comment and have fun making them for your grandchildren!
I was given one of these eggs years ago with a pic of my son in it now I’m trying my hand at it and my oven is on the frits so until I get the new part I was wondering if there was any other way to set the eggs rather than waiting 6-7 hours…any suggestions would be apprieciated !!! Thanks in advance. BTW LOVE your site!!!
All the pictures from this post are missing! was wondering if it is my computer or the post itself? I am really hoping to make these for my grandbabies this year…thank you for your help!
I will try to dig them up– some of our pictures have been kind of funny lately.
I love this, My Mom, 30 something years ago, got me one with my sons pic inside & I love it!!! Also I got my molds at the Dollar Store!! I do have a question…the element in my stove just exloded sooo I was wondering if, while waiting for replacement piece, with Easter right around the corner any other ideas on drying faster than waiting 6-7 hours on counter? Like toaster oven or microwave I’m open to anything!!! Thanks again for this ” how to”!!!
Thanks, I made these eggs years ago from a Wilton kit, but can’t get them anymore. I wanted to make them with my Assistant living ladies for Easter but my egg mold had broke and thanks to you I know what I can use instead. Great Idea.
Thanks, again, Denise
Hi i make the ones you can eat…instead of using the egg. you use 4tbs. meringue power,5 lbs. regular sugar, and 6 tbs. warm water. No powdered sugar for the mold….also when i do mine i do not leave the middle of the egg full if you take and press it really good about 1/4 inch thick all around and leave your cutout hole out…i used the same mold you have from walmart. the flat part is where my hole is. then put on cardboard and dry in oven for 10 minutes! And these are Edible.
Hey Chassie, I have been looking everywhere for an edible recipe! Thank you! I have also read elsewhere that you can use “pavlova magic” which is more accessible than meringue powder. Also thank you to the author of the page I can’t wait to try it 😀
Do u have any pics of the ones u have done. Could I share some of u do??
I just have to say I love your blog!!! After seeing this project I ran to the store so I could make them with my kids. They had so much fun. So thanks for all your great posts.
Thanks for the comments everyone! Miller- I am so glad your kids had a fun time with them! Feel free to take pictures and send them my way!
WHY in the world, would ANYONE, make something out of FOOD items, yet it CAN’T be eaten???? I ALWAYS ate my eggs, the Easter Bunny left me!!!!
I remember getting at least one, when I was young, and it seems to me I ate it, but it didn’t taste very good… that may have been over 70 years ago.
Back in the 60s my Mom made tons of these, all 100% edible. Use candy figures, M&Ms, and jellybeans. Use the royal icing to glue everything together. Once dried, keep it in a ziplock.
Those are adorable. I got one of those when I was little as well, although I don't think that my mom made them. I have always wondered how they were made and put together. THANKS for sharing. I love them.
Thank you for posting this. The family is coming this Sunday for Easter, and I have been racking my brain for a project to keep the kids entertained. This is PERFECT!!!
Where can I buy th little figurines inside of the egg?
We have collected ours over the years at various craft stores. The best ones we have found are at more of the boutique craft stores or ones that sell the vintage figurines. Hope this helps!
I also buy the Easter trees and use the little ornaments inside of mine.
That is a GREAT idea!!!
I made mine out of the frosting took some time but I am retired and time is about all I have L.O.L.
I made these years ago. If you want to have the end open to look inside take your knife and cut both sides in the same place. Then put the ends up to the end you just cut. Let dry overnight. Then next day take them apart and scoop out the soft sugar. Save sugar to make more. Glue together using royal icing. You can use the sugar and press into candy molds to make animals inside. Make flowers etc. I would use an egg box to store them. I would do this ahead. Keeps for years. If you want it to stand up cut off one side in about 1/2” or less. Doing same thing overnight. Wrap in clear wrap.
wow these are so cute! what a fun date night for you guys, yours are both so creative!
Thanks for sharing the how-to! When my kids are a little older I'd like to try this.