Published March 25, 2013
| The Daily Meal
We’re kind of crazy about eggs here at The Daily Meal. Everyone has their way of eating the breakfast favorite. While some prefer sunny side up, others are keen on over easy, scrambled, or hard boiled.
For those of you who are bananas for soft-boiled eggs—aka eggsand soldiers—you know the value of an egg cup. What’s an egg cup? Otherwise known as an egg server, it’s simply a nice little nest for a soft boiled egg so you can eat it with a spoon or dip toast into it.
They’re very popular in the collectible department. They can be made of porcelain, ceramic, glass, wood, plastic, melamine, etc. They come in all different shapes, sizes, and often are characterized and decorated.
Supposedly, the conclave cup dates back to prehistoric 18th century BC according to archeological finds.
With spring just a few days away and Easter around the corner, we’ve found the cutest and incredibly festive egg cups—since they’re all over the place, stocking housewares store shelves just in time for the season.
If you’re not into soft boiled eggs, use the cup to decorate Easter eggs with the kids or for a variety of other reasons—like a ring dishor a change holder.
Bunny Egg Cup, Pottery Barn
This little guy is just clowning around. $8.50, online and in-stores.
Hello Egg Cup, John Lewis
The most endearing set of egg cups. Quite the charmers. $30 for 3, available online.
Bird Names Cup, Etsy
The subtle and smooth surface of these wooden egg cups are signed with various names of birds. $18 for a set of 3, available online.
Mustache Egg Cups, Etsy
These cups are quite the gentlemen. $24 for a set of 4, available online.
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