4 Eggs Substitutes you need to know today
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4 Eggs Substitutes you need to know today

Eggs substitutes are lifesavers when you realize halfway through the recipe that you’ve run out of eggs. Try these healthy ingredients instead of a commercial egg replacer. 

If you love baking and don’t like to buy fake eggs, there are so many egg substitutes options available for baking, including:

  • Apple sauce
  • Mashed banana
  • Flax meal
  • Chia Seeds

How much Applesauce do I add to replace an egg

It is better to use unsweetened applesauce for baked goods. If you are using sweetened applesauce, you may want to lower the amount of sugar. 

1 egg = 1/4 cup applesauce

Best substitutes for cakes, muffins, brownies, and dessert bars

Notes: It is best to avoid using more than 1 cup in any recipe as it can create a rubbery texture that is not appetizing.

How much Mashed Banana do I add to replace an egg?

1 egg = ½ medium banana mashed 

This is one of the best egg substitutes for cakes and cupcakes. 

4 Eggs Substitutes you need to know today

4 Eggs Substitute you need to know today

How much Ground Flaxseed do I add to replace an egg?

1 egg = 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tablespoons water until a thick and gelatinous is formed. 

Best in loaves of bread, brownies, and cookies. 

Notes: Grind the flaxseed in a coffee grinder if not ground. Allow it to rest till it becomes gelatinous, then use. The mixture will add a nutty taste and create a chewy texture for hearty baked goods. 

How much Ground Chia Seed do I add to replace an egg? 

1 egg = 1 tablespoon chia seeds mixed with 3 tablespoons water

Notes: In a small bowl, combine the chia seeds and water and let the mixture sit for 10 – 15 minutes until the mixture becomes gelatinous.

Keep this list handy, and remember that you don’t always need eggs to bake. You can use your pantry staples as eggs substitutes.

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