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Egg wash on a pie crust.

Basic Egg Wash

  • Author: Kelli Avila
  • Prep Time: 00:02
  • Total Time: 00:02
  • Category: Baking Tips

Description

An egg wash is a mixture of an egg and liquid that is most commonly brushed on a pastry before baking. This egg wash tutorial demonstrates how to make and use an egg wash to get your best-desired result.


Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water or milk

Instructions

  1. Crack an egg into a small bowl and add the water or milk. Beat the egg and the water together thoroughly.
  2. Using a pastry brush, brush the egg wash in a thin even layer onto your pastry.

Notes

For a lighter, slightly shinier sheen use cream.

Keywords: How to Make an Egg Wash