Egg Substitute – What To Use

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Are you stuck looking for an alternative to eggs in your recipes? If so, what is a good substitute for eggs in recipes. The list below will provide alternatives that work in most recipes.  Plus, a homemade egg substitute recipe that is less expensive, has fewer calories and is just as satisfactory.

What is a good substitute for eggs?


Ener-G Egg Replacer – follow directions on box.

2 tbsp cornstarch = 1 egg

2 tbsp arrowroot flour = 1 egg

2 tbsp potato starch = 1 egg

1 heaping tbsp soy powder + 2 tbsp water = 1 egg

1 tbsp soy milk powder + 1 tbsp cornstarch + 2 tbsp water = 1 egg.

1 banana = 1 egg in cakes.

1 tbsp milled flax seed and 3 tbsp water = 1 egg. Light, fluffy cakes!

 

Make Your Own low cholesterol egg substitute.

1 tablespoon of nonfat dry milk powder

2 egg whites from large eggs

4 drops of yellow food color (optional)

Sprinkle powdered milk over egg whites, then beat them with fork until smooth. Add food color, and beat until blended. This makes 1/4 cup, which is equal to 1 large egg. If you use this homemade substitute for scrambled eggs, cook it in vegetable oil or margarine so the eggs won’t be too dry.

 

Author: – Ingredient for a Simple Life

Photo Credit: Pioneerthinking.com

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12 Responses to Egg Substitute – What To Use

  1. Janet says:

    Does anyone know what a good substitute for eggs would be in making waffles?

  2. Michele says:

    I used THEVEGG and applesauce for a boxed brownie mix. Was delicious! TheVegg replaced the yolk and the applesauce replaced the whites. :)

  3. belinda Carter says:

    What about banana for an egg substitute? Sounds so easy. Has anyone tried it?

  4. katie guerrero says:

    I made brownies and tried using milled flax seed-it worked terribly! They were flat and stuck to the pan! Yuck!! Worst substitute ever :(

  5. Jay says:

    I used 2 tbsp cornstarch to replace the egg in my bread recipe and it worked perfectly.. Thanks

  6. Judith Harp says:

    This is a lifesaver! But I thought I remembered hearing that you could also use applesauce of stewed prunes? Or was that just my imagination??

    • Sabre Atchley says:

      Most moist fruits will work. Athough remember each fruit contains a different moisture level and a flavor all it’s own.

  7. Alexa Smith says:

    A really good egg substitute for eggs is milled flax seed.

    1 Tbsp milled flax seed and 3 Tbsp water = 1 egg.

    Light, fluffy cakes!

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