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Homemade Mayonnaise in 5 Minutes

Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 free-range egg yolk at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard at room temperature
  • 200 ml sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, mix the egg yolk and mustard with a teaspoon.
  2. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Using a handheld mixer on low speed, add 2 tablespoons of oil until the mixture thickens and forms peaks. Increase the speed of the whisk and add 2 more tablespoons of oil.
  4. When the mixture starts to form peaks again, add 2 more tablespoons of oil and repeat the process until all the oil has been used.
  5. Still whisking, add in the vinegar.
  6. Adjust seasoning and voilĂ !

Recipe Notes

Mayonnaise will keep well in the fridge in an airtight container for a couple of days.