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Natural egg replacers

Egg Replacers: When and How to Use

Eggs provide structure, rise and lift, work as an emulsifer, create tenderness, increase shelf life, and add moisture or color in baked goods. Knowing their function is the key to replacing them. Following are the more traditional egg substitutes. Flaxseed or Chia Seed Adds: moisture, increase shelf life; also adds density Best for: quick breads, brownies, […]

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Aquafaba: Revolutionizing Egg-free Cooking

The juice from legumes is revolutionizing egg-free baking. From its beginnings to meringues, mayo and more, let’s explore the wonders of aquafaba. Substituting eggs in baked goods isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavor, and powders, flaxseeds and applesauce are often being replaced themselves as the staples of egg-free creations. While the more traditional egg replacer options have strengths and weaknesses, it’s aquafaba that’s taking the […]

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Egg-Free Whipped Topping for Desserts

By Laurie Sadowski The xanthan gum adds stability you’re topping a pie, but can be omitted for when you just want a whipped topping for other desserts or fruit. Makes: generous topping for 1 pie Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients liquid from 1 15 oz can (425 g) chickpeas, about 1/4 cup […]

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Egg-Free Meringue Cookies

By Laurie Sadowski These simple cookies taste just like the classics – and they’re even better dipped into melted dairy-free chocolate. Makes: 40 cookies Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients Liquid from 1 15 oz (425 g) can chickpeas, about 1/4 cup 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 1/2 cup […]

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Simple Egg-Free Mayonnaise

By Laurie Sadowski An immersion blender works best to emulsify this mixture. If you don’t have one, a food processor or blend on very low speed should work, just make sure it doesn’t foam. I love a robust olive oil in this, but neutral oils work well, too. Makes: about 1 1/4 cups egg-free mayo […]

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