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These versatile ingredients serve all sorts of purposes in all kinds of recipes.

Eggs can thicken.
Karry Hosford

3. Eggs can thicken.

Fact: The protein in eggs coagulates when heated, helping thicken mixtures like custards, custard-based ice creams, puddings, and flans.

Try it: Eggs give our Vanilla Custard Crumble with Mixed Berries a thick richness to stand up to the powerful sweetness of fresh berries.

View Recipe: Vanilla Custard Crumble with Mixed Berries

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