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How to Make a Flax Egg (Vegan Egg Substitute).

It's easy to make a flax egg substitute for vegan baking. Flax eggs work well in recipes for muffins, cookies, and more!

Course Vegan
Cuisine Dairy Free, Egg Free, vegan.
Keyword vegan baking tips
Prep Time 1 minute
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 minute
Servings 1 flax egg
Calories 37 kcal



  1. Place the ground flax seed meal and water into a small bowl, and stir to combine. Let it sit for about 5 minutes, until it becomes a gel. 

  2. Do this for each egg that you are replacing in a recipe. 

Recipe Notes

You MUST use ground flax seeds to make an egg replacer. Whole flax seeds will not work.

Flax eggs can't be kept - make it and add it to your recipe. They will not last in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts
How to Make a Flax Egg (Vegan Egg Substitute).
Amount Per Serving
Calories 37 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 56mg2%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.