Learn how to make a simple egg wash to give your pies, scones, biscuits and other baked goods a crisp, golden brown, glossy finish. It’s the perfect final touch!
- 1 large egg
- 1 tablespoon water
- Add the egg and water to a small mixing bowl. Whisk vigorously until well incorporated and thin enough to spread smoothly onto baked goods.
- If needed, add a little more water to thin it out so it can easily be brushed with a pastry brush onto baked goods before baking them.
- Egg washes are used to brush on pastries, breads, pie crusts, biscuits, scones and more before baking them so they bake up with a beautiful, bright, golden brown finish.