There are many ways to make substitutions for eggs, and all are simple, healthy, and easy to find. Traditionally, eggs have three main functions in cooking and baking; they add moistness, bind ingredients together, or act as leavening agents. How can you tell? Look at the recipe, and:
Now you can easily find a replacement! Just look at all of these options:
|¼ cup silken tofu||x||x|
|¼ cup applesauce, banana, or pureed fruit + ½ tsp baking powder||x||x|
|1 tbsp flax meal + 1 tbsp water||x||x|
|2 tbsp arrowroot, cornstarch, or potato starch + 1 tbsp water||x||x|
|1 tsp baking powder + 1 tsp vinegar||x|
|1 tsp Ener-G Egg replacer + 2 tbsp water||x||x|
|¼ tsp xanthan gum* + ¼ cup water||x||x||x|
|¼ tsp agar powder** + ¼ cup water + 1 tsp baking powder||x||x||x|
* Xanthan gum: Xanthan Gum is a plant-based thickening and stabilizing agent. It is often used for gluten-free baking.
** Agar powder: Agar is a red algae and a unique vegetable source of protein. Agar is sometimes referred to as Agar-Agar. It has no taste, no odor, and no color.