Cracking an Egg

Learn and practice techniques for cracking an egg

How to crack an egg:

  1. Hold your egg over a small bowl using two hands.

  2. Crack by gently tapping the center of your egg onto the inside of the bowl.

  3. Push your thumbs into the crack.

  4. Pull the egg apart and let the egg fall into the bowl.

  5. Throw the empty shell in the garbage.


  • Always wash your hands and workstation after cracking eggs to avoid cross-contamination.

  • Always crack eggs into a separate bowl. Remove any accidental egg shell pieces before adding to your mixture.