Egg Substitutes – 18 Super Easy Ways to Replace Eggs in Your Cooking and Baking
(I first wrote this post for Parade Magazine’s blog. I’m re-posting this here because I think this will be incredibly useful for all of you!)
Are you a vegetarian or a vegan? Are you allergic to eggs? Or do you just dislike the smell or taste of eggs? Whatever your reason for not using eggs, there is no need for you to give up on your favorite dishes just because the recipe calls for them! In my experience, one can recreate most of the recipes with a few basic egg substitutes that are common ingredients in the pantry.
I’ve compiled a list of common substitutes that we use in cooking and baking. Before you pick up one of these options and expect it to work the way an egg does, you will need to understand the purpose of using eggs in cooking or baking. Basically, eggs are added for four major reasons: – (more…)