Foolproof Egg Timer


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This little gizmo is, as its name suggests, foolproof. Just pop it in the water with your eggs and watch it. As the eggs cook the timer darkens towards the middle, when it reaches the right line for you, your eggs are done to perfection. Graduated scales show when eggs are soft, medium or hard by sensing heat instead of time. The sensor accounts for the number of eggs, the amount of water, even the altitude at which the eggs are being cooked - so useful for high level cooking.

  • Heat-sensitive
  • Non-toxic
  • Graded from soft boiled to hard boiled
  • Easy to read scale
  • Size of an egg
  • Don't eat by mistake

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The Foolproof Egg Timer gives the perfect eggs every time, just how you want them. From very soft, to soft and different types of medium. I love watching the colour changing, it's better than watching a clock. You can take out the eggs from the pan to suit everybody's taste as to how they like them. Brilliant.

11 September 2012 by



This Foolproof Egg Timer is a fantastic invention and is really awesome! It makes sure you get the perfect egg every single time.

10 November 2011 by



This Foolproof Egg Timer is a really good product. Sadly the first time my partner used it he forgot about the eggs and went and watched TV. When we heard a loud bang and could smell burning we found the timer had sort of exploded from the bottom. It still works though! Useful and indestructable!

22 January 2011 by



This is really useful to have in your kitchen. I use mine everytime i cook eggs. Highly recommend.

4 January 2011 by



Cooking eggs has never been easier, It is easy to use, comes with clear instructions and is well worth the money.

26 November 2010 by


Great product...

Great invention and really is fool proof. Instructions of how to use it on the back of the packet the product come sin is simple and easy to follow. Very useful and definitely worth buying as it won't go to waste. It's something you want and you kind of do need as its hard to get eggs done the way we want them! Would reccomend...especially for the price its available's a bargain!

13 November 2010 by


Could well be the best thing I've ever bought...

My eggs are boiled to perfection. Just remember to keep it in the fridge if thats where you store your eggs so it's at the same temperature as them. I lost one of these years ago and went straight out looking for another as I have never found another egg timer that will beat it.

29 June 2010 by


Foolproof Egg Timer- Timeless quality & Service

Hello IWOOT,currently living in Cape Town,South Africa, and knowing from a previous purchase of the same product about 4 yrs ago that was delivered in UK and sent to family in Zimbabwe,I decided to purchase this same gift for my Mum for her birthday and Mothers Day 2010..this time I chose the gift wrap option in Gold with a card and inspirational words on it.My mum is so impressed with the wrapping that she does not even want to open the gift! (she knows whats inside by the way!!)Its not just the gift that does it every time,I just sit here in Cape Town,go online,checkout the order,and let IWOOT do the rest...timeless excellence,thanks chaps...

9 June 2010 by


Spot on Eggs!

Brilliant purchase! This egg timer is absolutely spot on. It makes eggs so easy, it almost feels like cheating somehow. The timer colour function is so easy to see and use, definitley reccomended!

17 May 2010 by


The Red Egg

I bought the Foolproof Egg Timer for a friend who was going on a self-catering holiday but lived on toast due to zero cookery skills. Bored with his limited toppings of marmalade, peanut butter or marmite the FET just had to be the answer! This truly is a fab little foolproof gadget, and once he had followed the instructions (unusually, you put it into the pan at the time of adding the tap water - do not use icy cold or hot water - before you start to boil) and it's been an eggstravaganza of culinary delights ever since. Not convinced that it would work at all, he gave it a go and has now mastered the soft boiled and hard boiled varieties with the help of this nifty timer. Can't wait to see what he comes up with for Easter .... Thank you IWOOT x

16 March 2010 by


Best Egg-spert Device Ever!!

Its egg-actlly what its name suggests; it really is 'FOOLPROOF'!!! I know! Because EVEN I CAN'T GO WRONG WITH IT!! Helping to get perfect eggs everytime!!! It makes me egg-static!!!

11 January 2010 by



got this for my sister at xmas as she is hopeless at getting her eggs just right and managed to lose her electric egg cooker. she was absolutely delighted-says it works exceptional well, easy to use and works every time. Much cheaper than an electric one. well reccommended

8 January 2010 by


best small kitchen gadget!!

i am sure i am not the only person out there who puts on an egg to boil in the morning and forgets to look at the clock to work out how long it's been on? sometimes i get sidetracked getting ready for work, sometimes i just lose all concept of time! but the foolproof egg times is my saviour!! i can now make boiled eggs to how i want them, and i dont even need a clock! also brilliant as i like my eggs runny so i can dip my toast, whereas my hubby likes his hard boiled so he can mash them in a cup and have with his toast - this means i can take mine out the pot when mine are 'soft', and he just waits another wee while until the timer tells him they are ready. totally brilliant! couldnt be easier to use, and its so small there is no issue with storage!! every house should have one!!!

5 January 2010 by


works OK but you cant see it through the boiling water, not clear enough.

5 January 2010 by


It does what is says on the tin!

Like it says - Even a fool could cook an egg to perfection with this little gadget! I always used to overcook my eggs (I like my yolk runny) but with this eggtimer it really is fooolproof, perfect eggs every time!

4 December 2009 by

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