Need some quick and easy vegan egg substitutes for baking? Don’t have the time, money, availability, or desire to use a pre-made vegan egg substitute? Try these 15 easy at-home egg substitutes from today’s vegan quick tip.
Want to do some vegan baking but don’t have the availability, money, or desire for a pre-made vegan egg substitute? Then you’ll love today’s vegan quick tip! (That’s I thing I’m starting now…) There are many substitution options for eggs, each with their own flavors and qualities, so try them out to see which ones you like! [tweet this | or this!]
To match the equivalent of one egg in a recipe try using these alternatives. [see chart below as well]
For Leavening (end product will be light and fluffy)
¼ cup applesauce or
½-1 mashed banana or
1 Tbsp ground flax seed plus 3 Tbsp water or
3 Tbsp pureed fruit or
1 Tbsp chia seeds plus 1/3 cup water blended and set for 15 minutes or
1 Tbsp of your favorite vegan protein powder plus 3 Tbsp water or
¼ cup of silken tofu (tofu can also be used as a direct egg substitute for a tasty vegan scrambled egg dish)
For Binding (end product will be dense and thick)
1 Tbsp vinegar plus 1 tsp baking soda or
¼ cup of vegan yogurt or
2 Tbsp potato starch plus 2 Tbsps water or
3 Tbsp peanut butter or
2 Tbsp cornstarch plus 2 Tbsp water or
2 tsp baking powder plus 2 Tbsp water plus 1 Tbsp oil or
1 Tbsp agar agar plus 1 Tbsp water or
2 Tbsp instant mashed potatoes plus 2 Tbsp water
Or, use this handy chart!
Try them out, experiment and let me know what works! To learn why you’d want to substitute eggs in the first place, check out this video for kids and this epic egg video. (both are also linked below).
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— Emily Moran Barwick