Egg Substitutes

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Agar-Agar and GelatinAmounts:Agar-Agar: Mix 1 tablespoon of the flakes or powder in 1 to 1 ½ tablespoon of hot water, letting it sit for 10 minutes then blending until smooth and frothy.Gelatin: Depending on the recipe, Gelatin works on a 3:1 ratio. Mix 1 tablespoon Gelatin with 3 tablespoons of warm water. Allow blooming (adsorb).

Applesauce: To use applesauce as an egg substitute: ¼ cup of unsweetened applesauce for each egg.

Arrowroot: To substitute arrowroot for eggs, mix two tablespoons of the powder with three cups of water. Whisk until smooth and uniform then add it to your dish instead of one egg!

Aquafaba: To use aquafaba as an egg substitute, mix 3 tablespoons of aquafaba with each egg, or egg white.

Avocado: To use avocado as an egg substitute, mix ¼ cup mashed avocado with 1 egg.

Banana: Substitute ¼ cup of banana for one egg in most recipes. Add ¼ cup of buttermilk for every egg you’d like to replace in the recipe.

Buttermilk: To replace one cup of dried or liquid egg white, use ¼ Cup of buttermilk and you may also need to adjust the number of liquids used accordingly depending on your recipe’s requirements

Pumpkin Puree: Tip: do not purchase pumpkin pie filling. One egg can be replaced with ¼ cup of canned pumpkin puree.

Chia Seeds: One tablespoon of chia seed mixed with ⅓ cup of water equals an egg. Allow 15 minutes for it to absorb the liquid.

Dry Egg Substitute: One egg can be replaced with 1 ½ teaspoon of dry egg substitute mixed with 3 tablespoons of water

Egg Beaters: ¼ cup of egg beaters for one egg in most recipes. Egg Beaters are a mixture of egg whites and other ingredients, such as oil and water.

Flaxseed: Grind 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseeds in a food processor until a fine powder. Combine with 3 tablespoons of water and mix to incorporate. Allow it to sit for 5-10 minutes while it thickens up.

Nut Butters: Use 3 tablespoons of any creamy nut butter to replace a whole egg.

SeltzerThe use of seltzer as an egg substitute is quite widespread. Just ¼ cup will replace one normal-sized egg and is meant for recipes that require leavening agents.

Silken Tofu: ¼ cup silken tofu (pureed) equals 1 egg

Soy Lecithin: Use soy lecithin in place of eggs by simply measuring out 1 tablespoon for every egg yolk your recipe requires. Then mix or whip the mixture with other wet ingredients like milk and water until smooth.

Soy Protein: Add 1 tablespoon soy protein mixed with 3 tablespoons water to substitute one egg.

Vegetable Oil + Baking Powder: To substitute for eggs in baking, try this easy recipe! Mix 1 ½ tablespoon of vegetable oil with 1 teaspoon of baking powder and then incorporate water until it becomes smooth.

Vinegar + Baking Soda: How-To: Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 1 tablespoon of vinegar, which equals one egg replacement in baked goods.