We will be using the portion of the milk carton indicated in red. Cut using scissors.
Fold a crease vertically.
Remove the shell from the boiled egg and put it on top. Work while it is still warm.
Place 1 chopstick on top, and secure in 2 places with rubber bands.
This is what it should look like.
This is how it looks from the side. Let it sit like this for a while.
Once the shape sets, remove the mold, and cut in half. Cut off the ends a little so that it sits flat.
The yolk turns out nice and pretty. I recommend half boiled eggs .
Fresh eggs are hard to peel, so use eggs that are close to their expiration date. The carbon dioxide inside the egg will have dissipated and you should be able to peel them without chilling!
Story Behind this Recipe
I was wondering if I could make a heart with things close at hand, so I tried out various things. I discovered that milk packs are the perfect size and thickness!
Work while it is warm. The egg white will split if you work with it when it's cold. Use round chopsticks. It will turn into a weird shape if you use square chopsticks. Stir while boiling in the pot to make the egg yolk come to the center of the egg. It'll look better when cut.