An egg may be the most versatile food that is widely used today. It can be your breakfast, lunch or dinner. It can even be used as a treatment for softer skin! However, it is common in baking desserts and bread. But what about the people who are allergic to this multifarious food that brings nourishment to almost everyone in the world? Or the ones who, due to health reasons, are forbidden to eat eggs or any high cholesterol food and are in dire need of a break from the tasteless crap that they have to endure every single day. If you are one of those people, don't wallow in depression. You can eat all those sinful desserts and sweet tasting breads without having to worry about your allergies or your cholesterol level. There is a way to bake and cook all these foods without using eggs. So let's move on to learn more about how to do it.
- Since the dawn of sugar substitutes, you will be surprised how a lot of most-used products that you put in your food have replacements in case you're allergic or a health-buff. This includes eggs. You can replace an egg ingredient by using egg replacements. You can often find them in any health food stores or specialty stores like the all-soy products grocery. They are very easy to use. Since they are in powder form, you need to add the right amount of water and start mixing it until you are satisfied with the consistency. You can then add it to any dessert or bread that you are going to bake. This is cheap too so you don't have to worry about the cost.
- Tofu is a wonderful surrogate for eggs. Just prepare your tofu and put it in the blender. Blend it until it is completely smooth and silky. ¼ cup of this velvety blended tofu is equivalent to one medium-sized egg. What it does is it helps thickens the batter, making all ingredients stick together. It has almost no taste so you don't have to worry about having tofu flavored cakes.
- Flaxseed also works as a replacement. All you have to do is get one tablespoon of flaxseed and pulverize it. Once it is as fine as powder, add three tablespoons of hot water. The thick liquid will equal to one egg. It has a strong, nutty flavor so be careful where you put it. It works best in wheat bread, oatmeal cookies and bran muffins. It is very good for your heart since it contains a high percentage of Omega three.
- Bananas! Yes, bananas can also be a substitute. Its baking properties are almost similar to eggs. Since it has a banana flavor, make sure it will compliment the taste of your dessert or bread when you decide to add this as a replacement. Just get ½ of ripe banana, and mash it until it is smooth. This equals to one egg.
See, there are a lot of options that you can choose from in baking recipes without eggs. These are very easy to acquire. Just make sure you follow the instructions very carefully. Good luck!