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Homemade Mayonnaise

How to Make Mayonnaise

This homemade mayonnaise is a delicious thick style mayonnaise that uses egg yolks. If you prefer a lighter mayonnaise, then use whole egg instead of just the yolks.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2 serving
Calories 973 kcal


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 fresh lemon juiced
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 4 tsps sugar or 2 sachets of sweetener or to taste


  • Using a hand mixer or whisk on medium speed, combine the egg yolks and mustard.
  • Gradually and slowly pour in the oil with the hand mixer running, until all of the oil has been used and the mayonnaise is smooth. DO NOT add in oil too quickly at the beginning or the mixture will fail to emulsify.
  • Pour the mayonnaise into an air-tight jar or container and store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.



Please watch video above to see instructions in detail.


Calories: 973kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 3gFat: 108gSaturated Fat: 27gPolyunsaturated Fat: 30gMonounsaturated Fat: 44gTrans Fat: 14gCholesterol: 194mgSodium: 58mgPotassium: 26mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.2gVitamin A: 261IUVitamin C: 0.01mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 1mg
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