The 10 Best Egg Cups

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in May of 2020. They may not look like much, but these small items of tableware can make your daily breakfast routine a lot easier. From fun designs to high-end porcelain constructions, our list includes many options designed to help you enjoy eggs your favorite way in the morning. Some choices come with spoons and even devices to make sure you get a perfect cut along the top of the shell. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Le Creuset PG9010

2. Eparé Cracker Topper Set 2.0

3. Porter's Home and Family Sky Blue

Editor's Notes

June 30, 2020:

If you're like us, you can't have too much dinnerware, or too many kitchen gadgets. Egg cups are a great addition to your arsenal, especially if you enjoy a classic English breakfast with a soft-boiled egg. Not all holders are created equal however, as some come with toppers to make perfect cuts, and others arrive with special spoons designed to get every last morsel. You'll also find that some are more durable than others, even while still being made from elegant materials.

If you have a large family or have company over often, consider the Nicola Spring Country Breakfast, Yellrin Egg Holders, or Sweese 805.002. All come with six pieces that accommodate most shells, and the Yellrin also includes its own matching spoons.

If you want to let your kids try some boiled eggs, but are worried they might break their holders by accident, Porter's Home and Family Sky Blue or the Ototo Miss Nessie are some great choices. The former are made from silicone and the latter from hard plastic, so they can take some abuse and still work just fine. The Ototo Miss Nessie has the added benefit of being a fun design your kids will love.

The Le Creuset PG9010 is definitely the highest quality option on our list and is built to last you a very, very long time. The company's thick stoneware is known around the world for its durability and resistance to wear.

Special Honors

Soho Home Kitchen Egg Cup These relatively inexpensive holders are made from high-quality stoneware, ensuring their ability to last you many breakfasts. They come in several bright colors so you can match them to your existing dinnerware and decor, and the small containers can be used for sauces as well.

Sur La Table Italian Olivewood This interesting piece is crafted in Italy from solid olivewood, and the grain on each one varies so no two are alike. As not many holders are made from this material, these are sure to stand out in an any kitchen or egg cup collection.

4. Chasbete Ceramic Holders

5. Ototo Miss Nessie

6. Nicola Spring Country Breakfast

7. ComSaf Soft Boiled Holder

8. Alessi Roost Double

9. Sweese 805.002

10. Yellrin Egg Holders

Brett Dvoretz
Last updated by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.

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