Shelf Life of
Egg Substitutes

What is a Substitute for Eggs?

egg substitutesEgg Substitutes. The incredible edible egg is called for in many recipes, and many times there just isn’t a good substitute for eggs.

But for baking, which almost always calls for at least one egg, egg substitutes are a little easier to pass off. So, if you reach for a near empty carton, just use this table to find proper egg substitutes.

Table of Egg Substitutes:

Egg Amount Substitute
Egg substitute 1 Whole 1/4 Cup of Liquid Egg Substitute
*OR* 3 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
*OR* 1/4 Cup pureed silken Tofu
*OR* 1/2 a Banana +Plus 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder (mashed together)
*OR* if you need 3 eggs and have 2, you can substitute 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch for the 3rd egg (*in baking only)
Egg White substitute 1 White 2 teaspoons egg white powder plus 2 Tablespoons warm water
*OR* 2 Tablespoons frozen egg white (thawed)
Egg Yolk substitute 1 Yolk 2 Tablespoons egg yolk Powder +plus 2 teaspoons warm water



But remember, when making substitutions for eggs be sure to measure accurately for best results. Some substitutions for eggs may alter slightly the taste, texture, weight, or moisture content of the finished product. Whether this is good, bad or indifferent depends on your tastebuds, but we’ve tried others and feel that these are the best alternatives in pinch.

For more information on the shelf life of eggs, visit our webpage on how long do eggs last.

To find out how long hard cooked eggs are good, visit our webpage on how long do eggs hard boiled eggs last.

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