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Top Egg Substitute in Baking

30-04-2018

Top Egg Substitute in Baking

Are you baking cake? Have you brought all ingredients from market? Let’s check out the list. Butter? Check! Sugar? Check! Flour? Check! Dry fruits? Check! Eggs? Why? No! Oh! You are a vegan. Eggs are not on your list so you definitely need to use egg substitute in baking. How will you make a cake without them? Will it be fluffy enough? Will it taste good? These are the questions appear when you think about making a cake without eggs. But, that is possible and branded bakeries are using certain ingredients today to launch egg-less cakes which taste equally tastey like the normal cakes. Today, you will get to know about egg substitutes for baking. Read on to know more-

  1. Applesauce - In most of the baking recipes, you can use applesauce, instead of eggs. 1/3 cups of unsweetened applesauce will be perfect. In several recipes, it is advised to use it with ½  tsp of baking powder. Applesauce is not only a great substitute of eggs, but it also adds several health benefits to the recipe. If you use sweetened version, limit the amount of sugar in the recipe.
  2. Banana - This is another egg substitute for cake. A cake has to be moist and soft. Banana is a great ingredient for that. If you don’t want to add egg into cake, replace it with a mashed ¼ Cup banana for an egg. Banana will add a bit flavor into your recipe. So, use it only if you prefer it.
  3. Flax Seed - This is popularly known as ‘flegg’. That means the combination of flax meal and water. But, you should be careful while using flax meal. Never throw some flaxseed into the batter. Make a combination of 1 tbsp of flax meal with 3 tbsp of water. This is a wonderful binding element that works well instead of eggs.
  4. Tofu - Yes, you can use tofu instead of eggs as it is a wonderful binding element. As it is flavorless, you can use it in several baking goods, like cakes, cookies and brownies. Use ¼ cup of pureed silken tofu for 1 egg. You can also bake breads with tofu.
  5. Soy Yogurt - This is the most common egg substitute for binding. Use only ¼ cup of soy yogurt instead of an egg to make the cake batter. It works similarly whiz tofu and helps you to keep the thing moist in a better way. This is also easily available and takes better care of the health as well.
  6. Egg Replacer - This egg replacer is a vegetarian baking egg replacer made with 4 simple vegan ingredients i.e. potato starch, baking soda, tapioca flour and psyllium husk fibre - soy, no grains, beans or gluten. This powdered egg substitute for baking is the perfect ingredient for egg-less baking and can be used in cakes, desserts, muffins, cookies, breads, and more.

Quick Egg Substitute in Baking Table

Egg Substitute 1 Egg
Apple Sauce 1/3 Cup
Banana ¼ Cup
Flax Seed 1 tbsp + 3 tbsp Water
Tofu ¼ Cup
Soy Yogurt ¼ Cup
Egg Replacer 1 Tbsp + 2 Tbsp Water

So now you know that even though you are a vegan, you can still enjoy the delicious and yummy homemade cakes, desserts, muffins, cookies & more with these wonderful and healthy egg substitute in baking. So don’t waste any more time in pondering and start baking today.

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