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Egg yolks

What are egg yolks? About the ingredient egg yolks. Including 1,763 recipes with egg yolks, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.


The yolk makes up about 33% of the liquid weight of the egg; it contains approximately 60 calories, three times the caloric content of the egg white.

All of the fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) are found in the egg yolk. Egg yolk is one of the few foods naturally containing vitamin D.

egg yolks


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (243g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 782Calories from Fat 580
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 64.5g 99%
Saturated Fat 23.2g 116%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 2998mg 1000%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 8.7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 1.4
Protein 38.5g
Vitamin A 70% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 31% Iron 37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Egg yolks are usually found in the dairy section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Egg yolks are a member of the Dairy and Egg Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much do egg yolks weigh?

measure grams
1 cup 243
1 large 17

In Chinese:蛋黄
British (UK) term: Egg yolks
en français:jaunes d'œufs
en español:yemas de huevo

Recipes using egg yolks

There are 1716 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Almond Tart with Lemon Curd
Almond Vanilla Ice Cream
Almond-Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies
Almost Whole Wheat Sour Cream Pancakes
Amazing Chocolate Cream Pie with Meringue
Arugula (Rocket) Eggs Benedict
Aunt Ann's Favourite Waffles
Autumn Squash and Apple Soup
Baileys Irish Cream Truffles
Baked Sole with Lemon Sauce

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