[ kloud egz ]
/ ˈklaʊd ˌɛgz /
an egg dish for which the whites are whipped until fluffy, like meringue, and baked, after which a yolk is nested into the top of each portion of whites for further baking.
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Origin of cloud eggs
First recorded in 2010–15
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