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Overhead shot of deviled eggs on a wooden board.
Classic Deviled Eggs
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
11 mins
Total Time
26 mins

Classic Deviled Eggs are made with just a few simple ingredients. A quick and hard-to-resist appetizer that is always a hit at parties and family gatherings!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: classic deviled eggs, deviled eggs
Servings: 12 deviled eggs
Calories: 74 kcal
Author: Sue Ringsdorf
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • smoked paprika
  • salt - to use for boiling eggs
  1. Stove Top Method: Place eggs in a medium saucepan. Fill water to the top of the eggs, add one tablespoon salt, and place lid on pan. Turn burner to high and when it starts to boil, turn burner off, leave pan on burner, and set timer for 11 minutes. Remove pan from heat and place eggs in an ice bath until cooled.

  2. Instant Pot Method: Place eggs on an egg trivet in instant pot. Pour about one cup of water into the pot. Attach lid and close vent. Set to pressure cook for two minutes, and then do a natural release for 10 minutes. Open vent, and then remove lid. Place eggs in an ice bath until cooled.

  3. Gently slice eggs in half (lengthwise) and remove yolk. Set whites aside.

  4. Mix egg yolks, mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper until creamy. Pour mixture in piping tool kit.

  5. Arrange egg whites on plate. Using piping tool, pipe the yolk mixture into the whites, and sprinkle with smoked paprika. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts
Classic Deviled Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 74 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 79mg3%
Potassium 39mg1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 155IU3%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.