Looking for eggs substitute because you’re either running out of eggs or don’t have any? Try these healthy items instead of 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
Best substitutes for cakes and cupcakes.
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, mix the chia seeds and water together and let it 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 egg substitutes.