It’s easy to make a flax egg and it’s a great substitute when you need something binding in a recipe or you need an egg substitute for baking. We use flax eggs in a lot of our recipes like tempeh sliders, vegan Italian meatloaf, and vegan spaghetti & meatballs.
A flax egg combines only two ingredients – ground flaxseed and water. You can purchase pre-ground flax or you can grind whole flaxseeds yourself using a spice grinder.
Mix ground flaxseed with water and let the mixture sit for about ten minutes to thicken before using in your recipe.
That’s it! Flaxseed and water makes a flax egg. See measurements below:
A quick and easy step-by-step tutorial on how to make a flax egg to substitute an egg for binding or baking.
- 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
- 2.5 tbsp water
Mix ground flaxseed with water in a small bowl. Let sit for 10 minutes to thicken.