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Delicious Deviled Eggs

These Deviled Eggs are simple and so delicious!  A classic Easter (or anytime) appetizer.

Last year my sister hosted our family Easter dinner, and as always it was amazing!  She is a fantastic cook, and always serves up the most delicious snacks and dinners…honestly, we always look forward to food at her house…yum!

Her dinner at Easter was no exception!  It was so great that I wanted to share it with you.  So this post is a little recap of one of my most favourite appetizers that she served – deviled eggs – as well as her gorgeous Easter table setting! Come on in for some Delicious Deviled Eggs and a pretty Easter Table Setting!

a white plate filled with Devilled Eggs

A classic Deviled Egg Recipe made with simple ingredients.

This is a simple and classic recipe for deviled eggs. They’re creamy, flavourful and so delicious.  Serve them any time as an appetizer, but they’re especially wonderful at Easter!

Deviled Eggs Recipe Tips:

  • Eggs: Use large eggs.
  • Mustard: This recipe calls for Dijon mustard, but feel free to substitute it with regular mustard.
  • Shallots: If you don’t have shallots, you can use finely minced sweet onion.
  • Adding the filling: Spoon or pipe the egg yolk mixture back into the indent of the cooked egg whites, mounding the mixture slightly. If you wish to pipe the mixture in, use a star tip on a piping bag.
  • Refrigerate before serving. Deviled eggs are best served cool.
  • Garnish: You can garnish these deviled eggs with chopped fresh chives or green onion, and a little sprinkle of paprika. They’re also delicious with crumbled and cooked bacon or chopped dill pickles.
  • Make Ahead Tips: You can boil the eggs the day before you want to make your devilled eggs. Keep them in the fridge in their shells, in an airtight container. You can also make the deviled centres ahead of time, just combine the ingredients and store the mixture in an airtight container in the fridge.

Delicious Deviled Eggs

Creamy and delicious devilled eggs!  A classic appetizer.

  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 16 eggs 1x
  • Category: Appetizer


  • 8 hard boiled eggs
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 24 tsp Dijon mustard (to taste)
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp minced shallots
  • 1/41/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • pinch of curry powder
  • 6 drops hot red pepper sauce
  • paprika for garnish
  • fresh chives or green onion for garish


  1. Boil your eggs, then let them cool completely. You can even boil them the day before you want to make your devilled eggs. Once the eggs are completely cooled, peel them, then cut them in half lengthwise, careful to leave the whites intact.
  2. Using a small spoon, carefully remove the yolks, and place them in a bowl.
  3. In the bowl, use a fork to mash the yolks with the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, shallots, salt, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, curry powder and hot sauce. Stir and mix well.
  4. Spoon or pipe the egg yolk mixture back into the indent of the cooked egg whites, mounding the mixture slightly. If you wish to pipe the mixture in, use a star tip on a piping bag.
  5. Place eggs on a serving dish.
  6. Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika, and a couple of cut fresh chives.
  7. Refrigerate until you are ready to serve (they are best served cooled).

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Recipe adapted from the Joy of Cooking

A Simple and Pretty Easter Table Setting

Now moving on to her Easter table setting.  I love how simple and classic she makes everything. My sis has an amazing sense of style!  I keep telling her she should have a blog haha!

Easter Table Setting {A Pretty Life}

I love the natural textures mixed with the blue, brushed silver and white!  SO simple & fresh!

Easter Table Setting {A Pretty Life}

Add some fresh tulips and the table is complete!  Gorgeous!

Easter Table Setting {A Pretty Life}

With Easter not too far away now, I hope you may have found some entertaining inspiration here!

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 Have a delicious day!

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  1. I love devilled eggs Jo-Anna…they are such a part of my childhood! I love them in summer with salad! Your Easter table is so pretty! I love your new profile pic! Missed seeing you at BlogWest! Are you going to the Canadian Food Bloggers conference in April? Angie xo

  2. Very pretty table; I see lovely home/table decorating runs in the family !
    Love devilled eggs; my egg intake definately goes up in March/April !

  3. Beautiful! My family loves deviled eggs so I will definitely try these. Love all the seasonings she uses!

    I’m a new follower and look forward to perusing your blog.


  4. It is so sweet and simple, I like that…Love the big table by the big windows, who wouldn’t love that…the tulips add to the table and still keep it in a simple style…the placemats are so versitile, I have been looking for something just this color…