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 baking recipes. Plus, a homemade substitute recipe that is less expensive, has fewer calories and is just as satisfactory.
What is a Good Substitute for Eggs?
Try any of the following:
- Ener-G Egg Replacer – follow directions on box.
- 2 tablespoon cornstarch = 1 egg
- 2 tablespoon arrowroot flour = 1 egg
- 2 tablespoon potato starch = 1 egg
- 1 heaping tablespoon soy powder + 2 tbsp water = 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon soy milk powder + 1 tbsp cornstarch + 2 tbsp water = 1 egg.
- 1 banana = 1 egg in cakes.
- 1 tablespoon milled flax seed and 3 tbsp water = 1 egg. Light, fluffy cakes!
- 3 tablespoon peanut butter = 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon agar agar = 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds + 1/3 cup water = 1 egg. Mix it up then let sit for 15 minutes before using. (thickens)
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce = 1 egg
Make Your Own Low Cholesterol 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.
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