Flax Vegan Egg Substitute

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Roosie

This is a vegan substitute for eggs in baked goods. It could probably work in casseroles too, but don't try scrambled eggs with this! ;)

Top Review by A.B. Hall

Excellent! I love this egg substitute and use it often. I don't boil the mixture, however. I add the flax meal to a small bowl, add very hot tap water and stir. I let the mix sit for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. When I bake I usually do this first so when I need a "flax egg," it's ready to go. I have used this substitute successfully in muffin and quick bread recipes but haven't tried it in anything that calls for more than three eggs.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Simmer flax seeds and water in a saucepan for about 5 minutes (or less or more time depending on the amount you are making) or until thick, egg-like consistency has been reached.
  2. Let cool before using in a recipe.** (About 10 minutes).
  3. This recipe makes 1 eggs worth, but it can be easily made into a larger quantity using the 1:3 ratio- for example, 1 cup ground flax seeds and 3 cups water (that would make 16 eggs worth) and will keep in the fridge for about 2 weeks.
  4. Use about 1/4 cup (which is equal to 4Tbs) egg substitute for every egg.

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