There’s nothing like a nice boiled egg, especially if it’s cooked just the way you like it. Unfortunately most egg timers are just not entertaining enough to make it into the average chooky-egg loving gadgetmeister’s kitchen. Enter, with a tuneful flourish, the BeepEgg.
This clever little ovoid sits alongside your eggs in the pan, beeping and playing various melodies to indicate different levels of hardness. With three different genres, you can pick your favourite musical stylings as well as your favourite egg stylings. If you want soft eggs, remove them from the pan when you hear ‘Killing Me Softly’. For medium it might be the disco revival of ‘I Was Made For Lovin' You’ and for hard boiled you’ll hear ‘The Final Countdown’!
L-R: Rock God, Original and Disco Diva
As its name suggests the BeepEgg also beeps, once when the water reaches approx 45°C (to show that it’s working) and once when the water starts to boil. It really is rather ingenious.
Indeed its internal thermostat continually measures the water temperature and calculates the inner temperature of the eggs – that’s why you’ll need to store it alongside them. Think of it as a brainy plastic egg with somewhat diverse taste in music.
Believe us, hearing amusing tunes emanating from your bubbling pan can really make your morning. It might even make you wish you were an egg. Then again, hearing an electronic version of Killing me Softly is no fun when you’re sitting in boiling water about to have your head smashed in and your innards scooped out. Pass the salt.
Battery life limited to 18 months
Never use BeepEgg in the microwave
Do not try and open BeepEgg
Only use as per instructions provided
Temperature controlled egg timer
Plays melodies when eggs reach desired hardness
Original: "Killing Me Softly" , "Chick Chick Chick Chick Chicken" and "It's a Heartache"
Rock God: "Smoke on the Water" , "I Was Made for Lovin' You" and "The Final Countdown"
Disco Diva: "Celebration" , "That's The Way" and "Last Night a DJ Saved My Life"
To stop the melody put BeepEgg in cold water
Perfect for Medium and Large Eggs, for XL eggs add 30 seconds
Finally you've cracked it a perfect dippy egg every time. I've tried other gadgets and nothing works as good as this. I use it every day for a breakfast or healthy snack I can not recommend this enough. Thank you Fire Box a speedy and great service. Paul Metcalfe - 28th August 2014
My family actually gives attention when we boil our eggs with the catchy tune. We love it. Eggs come out perfect. Marietta - 30th April 2013
Properly brilliant - although only ever heard one tune (no big deal as I like soft boiled eggs). Due to my goldfish like memory it gave me a chuckle every time I used it. Only drawback is battery life (18 months clear warning on website). Probably lasted a couple of years but this still worked out as £1 per egg as I don't regularly boil them. Still - hey, what's a few pounds and definitely a brilliant alternative to a pair of socks for a gift. Jef - 11th April 2012
We have one and have given some as gifts. We use it every time we boil eggs! It keeps the guessing out. Plop it in and wait for the songs! You should sell more versions! Cat Licht - 24th December 2010
The BeepEgg only plays one tune! It works fine for just that one tune but I can't use it for any eggs other than that one tune! Jerome Gillis - 21st April 2010
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This was in the Metro newspaper this morning. Guess you will get loads of orders now! Harvs - 18th March 2009