Best Egg substitutes and how to use them

Whether u do not have an egg for a recipe or just want to go vegan and not use any egg then replacing egg in your recipes can be tricky. But here are a variety of options u can use in place of egg in your baking.

Best Egg substitutes and how to use them

Chia egg –

You will need –

  • Chia seeds
  • Water

Add chia seeds in water and mix them together really well. Set aside for 15 mins for the chai seeds to form a gel-like consistency. Use it in place of 1 egg in your vega recipe. If the recipe calls for 2 eggs then just double the chia egg recipe. Do not use chia eggs in recipes more than 2 eggs.

Chickpea – Chickpea flour is a great protein source and the perfect replacement for an egg in your recipe. To replace 1 egg, simply mix 3 tbsp of chickpea flour with 3 tbsp of water. Mix it well until you have a nice creamy and thick mixture.

Apple sauce – Apple sauce makes for great egg replacements in sweet desserts. Replace 1 egg with 1/4 cup of unsweetened apple sauce. Best for cakes, brownies, and bars. READ MORE – GREEN TEA RECIPES for weight loss and glowing skin

Nut butter – Nut butters like peanut, cashew or almond butter make an excellent egg replacement. Use 3 tbsp of nut butter in place of 1 egg in your recipe. Works best in pancake, cookies and brownie recipes.

Flaxegg

You will need –

  • Flax seeds
  • Water

Grind the flaxseeds to a powder,  mix 1 tbsp of ground flaxseed meal with 3 tbsp of water. Mix until well combined, and let sit in your fridge for 15 mins to thicken. Best used for brownies, cakes, and bread.

Banana – To replace a whole egg in a recipe using 1 ripe banana. Mash banana well and use in place of an egg in your healthy brownie recipes. Use in your bread or muffins recipe.

Yogurt – Yogurt is a great substitute for egg, use 1/4 cup of yogurt for every egg in a recipe. It is best for eggless sponge cakes. READ MORE – 5 BEST CHIA PUDDING RECIPES