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How can I replace eggs when making an omelette?

A common alternative is to replace the eggs using chickpea flour. The idea is to mix the chickpea flour with water (two times more volume of water than of flour), a bit of vinegar (to reduce the ...
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How can I replace eggs when making an omelette?

I often make omelettes from chickpea flour, but I find the texture is a little bit heavy for a French-ish-style omelette To soften it up, I add a little bit of silken tofu, beaten until smooth in the ...
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Vegan egg nog for the holidays?

Traditional egg nog uses eggs, dairy, sugar, booze, and nutmeg. All of these are actually (lacto-ovo) vegetarian ingredients. If you want to make a fully vegan "egg" nog, eggs and dairy can't be used....
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Is it possible to make vegan crepes?

I never use any egg substitute and I don't have any trouble... Here's my method: Savoury: half and half gram/chickpea flour and buckwheat flour oat or soya mylk (or whatever you like) salt, herbs ...
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Is there an effective way to make vegan "souffle" pancakes (an airy, fluffy batter)?

There is a really good, unexpected replacement for egg white: Chickpea liquid (Aquafaba) Seriously. Buy a can or glass of chickpeas, pour it in a sieve, collect the liquid. Set the chickpeas aside and ...
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How to replace eggs in cake recipe and keep the cake from breaking?

I find the best substitute to for eggs is aquafaba (the liquid in a can of chickpeas). You can also make it yourself if you cook chickpeas at home, just reduce the water you cooked them in until it's ...
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How can I replace eggs when making an omelette?

While chickpea flour omelette has already been mentioned a couple of times, I'd like to add two other variations for vegan 'omelette'. These are Rava Chilla and Oats Chilla. The recipes sometimes use ...
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Vegan cheesecake?

A homemade cheesecake can definitely be vegan and, if there is market for it, so can be commercially made cheesecake. There are good baking substitutes for egg available and milk in the kitchen can be ...
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What is the appropriate egg substitute for different types of vegan bakes?

I found this guide from Kelly Roenicke on the pretty bee. Baking powder: pancakes Baking soda and vinegar (or citrus juice): cakes and cupcakes Ground flax seed: denser recipes like cookies or muffins ...
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How can I make a rich, moist, vegan Christmas pudding?

As you can use vegetable suet and many recipes don't use milk, presumably the main issue is the eggs. Egg-free christmas pudding recipes aren't uncommon-- examples: From the Guardian (also no alcohol ...
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How to replace eggs in cake recipe and keep the cake from breaking?

TL;DR: use one tablespoon of flaxseed meal per egg as a drop in substitute for eggs in baking. To avoid clumping, soak the flaxseed meal in an equal volume of water first or add the flaxseed meal to ...
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Egg wash substitute

A good alternative is a mixture of 1 part aquafaba, 1 part soy or almond milk and 1 part maple syrup. The maple syrup will caramelise while baking to give the brown shine and the aquafaba will help to ...
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Vegan cheesecake?

I have made so many different types of vegan cheesecake using different filling ingredients. In addition to Erica's suggestions, you can also try avocado or coconut cream as the main filling ...
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How can I make okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake) without egg?

I have a recipe for okonomiyaki from the book Cooking with Soy by Yoshiko Takeuchi It suggests using ground flaxseed as a substitute for egg. I find ground and beaten flaxseed an effective ...
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Can aquafaba be used to replace gluten in breads and buns?

No. When kneaded, the gluten in flour such as wheat, barley, etc. traps the gas released by the fermentation process and make the dough raise. Aquafaba can in some cases replace egg white, but not ...
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What combination of vegan foods more or less exactly mirrors the nutritional value of an egg?

Sure. Let's start by quantifying the nutritional content of one large (50 gram) egg. Protein: 6.3 grams Cholesterol: 186 mg Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol): 44 IU Iron: 0.6 mg And we want to get all ...
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How can I replace eggs when making an omelette?

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned Just Egg yet. My partner loves it, and I've been seeing tons of people raving about it in vegan Facebook groups.
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How can I make a rich, moist, vegan Christmas pudding?

Here's what I actually did. It worked great! Vegan and Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding Ingredients about 1/8 nutmeg (Use grated whole nutmeg. Don't use ground nutmeg. If the nutmeg is hollow, discard ...
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How to replace eggs in cake recipe and keep the cake from breaking?

If you want to make a simpler recipe, 330 ml of a carbonate drink will replace oil, eggs, and milk. Or you can use chia, flax, or cornflour as egg substitutes. It is 1 tablespoon of chia, flax, or ...
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Is it possible to make vegan crepes?

Natively vegan, crepe like foods called dosa (plural dosai) have been a part of indian cuisine for a long time - some use rice flour (the original dosa. There are also vietnamese rice flour crepes), ...
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Is it possible to make vegan crepes?

My fiance uses a fairly simple pancake batter and thins it with additional non-dairy milk to make a thin crepe batter. We haven't had any trouble with rolling or disintegration. The basic ingredients ...
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How can I replace eggs when making an omelette?

I use medium hard tofu. I crumble it in a pan with sautéed onion and stir it in with the spices of my choice (saffron is great) . During cooking I may add a bit of hot water to alter the texture but ...
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What appliance is required to make dense and stable foam out of aquafaba?

Advice for whipping aquafaba is largely the same as whipping egg whites: you'll get firmer peaks faster the harder/faster you whip the liquid. I am not able to find a good mathematical relationship ...
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Vegan cheesecake?

Technically it isn't a cheesecake anymore, since cheese is not vegan. However, it's possible to make vegan imitation cheesecake: a dessert with the same flavor and consistency, but made without cheese....
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what is edible, vegan, and is slimy like a raw egg?

In reality, egg can be used for many different recipes and uses. We probably find eggs in many recipes because they were developed around the common things - things we have at disposal easily. However,...
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what is edible, vegan, and is slimy like a raw egg?

I find that aquafaba works great as a binder for patties. I cook a lot of garbanzo beans, so I'm always filling jars of aquafaba and storing them in the fridge. It's an ingredient that most would just ...
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Is it possible to make vegan crepes?

Absolutely The best egg substitute I have found for crepes is no egg but rather time. For crepes, I use wheat flour (white or whole wheat), salt, and a mixture of non-dairy milk and water. Mix ...
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