Soft Boiled Eggs

How to Make Soft Boiled Eggs Just Like Downton Abbey

Perfect eggs for royalty.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Soft boiled eggs
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 2
Author Recipe Idea Shop/Lois Carter Crawford


  • 4 Eggs


  1. Put the eggs in a small sauce pan that has a cover.
  2. Add about 1/2 inch of water to the pot; the water should not cover the eggs.
  3. Cover the pot and bring the water to a boil.
  4. When the water boils, remove the pot from the heat and set aside.
  5. Let the eggs sit in the hot water for 6 and 1/2 minutes for runny yolks (or about 9 minutes for medium).
  6. Remove the eggs from the pot and serve.