Recipes and Cooking

Funny Face soft-boiled eggs with avocado & Vegemite soldiers

Preparation time 15 mins Serves 2 people


  • ½ small ripe avocado
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 slices wholegrain bread
  • Vegemite, for spreading


Draw funny faces, names or messages with a texta on the eggs before cooking.

  • Halve avocado lengthways and scoop flesh into a small bowl. Add lemon juice and mash with a fork. Set aside.
  • Place eggs into a saucepan of cold water and bring to a gentle simmer, stirring gently in a clockwise direction, over medium heat. Simmer for 3-4 minutes for soft-boiled.  
  • Meanwhile, toast bread then lightly spread with Vegemite and top with avocado. Cut into fingers. Transfer eggs into egg cups and serve with avocado and Vegemite toast.