How to beat eggs quickly if you don't have a whisk and a mixer: an ingenious life hack

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
How to beat eggs without a whisk or mixer

There are quite a few recipes that call for perfectly beaten eggs. You can do this with a mixer or a kitchen whisk – whatever you have at hand. But what if you don't have either? Don't panic. After all, there is a way out of even such situations.

The idea was published on the lubowlmt blog about useful life hacks and tips on Instagram.

To beat eggs perfectly without a mixer or whisk, you need two ordinary forks. They need to be connected so that the tines intersect with each other (see photo). In this position, holding both handles, beat the eggs.

You can quickly beat eggs with two forks

This life hack can be used when making biscuits. After all, perfectly beaten eggs are an important component that makes such pastries very fluffy, airy, and soft.

Food blogger Oksana Poishla (o_poishla) shared a sponge cake recipe on her Instagram page that always turns out well.



  • eggs – 5 pcs
  • sugar – 170 g
  • vanilla sugar bourbon
  • flour – 180 g
  • baking powder – 1 tsp
  • oil – 3 tbsp
  • boiling water – 3 tbsp

Method of preparation:

1. Place the eggs in a large bowl and beat with a mixer at the highest speed for 7-9 minutes.

2. Slowly add sugar and beat for another 7-9 minutes until light air mass is formed.

3. Add the sifted flour and baking powder and mix gently with a spatula, moving up and down.

Preparing sponge cake dough

4. Add oil, and mix well. Then pour in boiling water.

5. Pour the mixture into a baking dish covered with parchment.

6. Bake in a preheated 180-degree oven for 40-45 minutes in the top-down mode.

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