Devilled Egg Boats | The Kid-Friendly Egg Recipe

by Mona Fe on Mar 17, 2022

kid-friendly egg recipes

Devilled Egg Boats | The Kid-friendly Egg Recipe

Stuck for clever snacktime ideas? Prefer nutritious alternatives to sugary, store-bought snacks?

These Devilled Egg Boats might just be what youā€™re looking for.

Invite your tiny human on an imaginary adventure with this healthy, kid-friendly egg recipe and become the ā€˜best parent everā€™.

All you need to set the sails are fresh eggs, a few staple ingredients and 15 minutes of your time.

Then youā€™re ready to embark together on snacktime travels to far-flung places where only your toddlerā€™s imagination can take you.

Even the fussiest of eaters wonā€™t be able to resist becoming the captain of their very own Egg Boat.

Want to make it even more exciting?
Turn your toddlerā€™s favourite We Might Be Tiny Snackie into a giant bear, cat or bunny-shaped ocean full of mysterious sea creatures.

And once youā€™re back on safe shores, simply let your dishwasher take care of the messy shipwreck. #ahoycaptain

Weā€™re almost certain this imaginary take on snacking will become a staple in your household quicker than you can board yet another snacktime ship.

Makes 8 Ā I Ā Prep 15 minutes


  • 4 eggs, hard-boiled and halved
  • 1 tbsp whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp chives, finely chopped
  • Ā½Ā tsp Dijon mustard
  • half a red capsicum, cut into 'sails'
  • 1 tbsp buckwheat kernels or sesame seeds, optional


Scoop egg yolks into a bowl and mash lightly with a fork.

Add mayonnaise, chives, and mustard, and stir to combine.

Spoon 1 heaped teaspoon of yolk mixture into each egg half.

Insert a 'sail' into each boat and sprinkle with buckwheat kernels.

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