Doing some baking this weekend? When you’re avoiding animal products, it can be difficult to find substitutes for eggs for both baking and cooking. Here are some options for an animal product free egg substitutes.


1. Applesauce

Cook up these deliciously simple Peanut Butter Cookies with the help of a little Applesauce. They’re super delicious – especially when they’re dipped in some dark chocolate!

2. Banana

You probably have a banana in your fruit basket or in your freezer waiting to be used for a yummy recipe. Pull it out when you want a good batch of muffins that are good for your body!

3. Flaxseeds

Sugar free cookies are a great way to kick off your morning in the best way possible. The most beneficial part of this recipe is that there’s nuts in there to give you piles of protein for you day.


4. Vegetable Oil

How amazing does this peanut buttery, chocolatey cake look? It’s moist and perfect for a special occasion.


5. Water + Oil + Baking Powder

This simple recipe will add the perfect home made twist to an Indian or Mediterranean supper.



6. Aquafaba

Aquafaba is actually the juice that comes from canned chickpeas! It’s a great egg substitute and it’s so cheap. Enjoy these sweet meringues in an egg free kind of way.

7. Chickpea Flour + Water

Have you ever used chickpea flour? If you have, you can also use it as a replacement for eggs which is super helpful when you’re making vegan quiche! Add your favorite spices and veggies and you’re good to go!

8. Vegan Yogurt

Create a scrumptious home made cheesecake using all animal free products. They will fill you up and satisfy that sweet tooth craving perfectly!


9. Chia Seeds + Water

When chia seeds are combined with water, they assume an egg white-like consistency that works really well as an egg substitute.

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10. Silken Tofu

Use this to make some delicious desserts like no bake chocolate pie! It’s a great egg substitute and can also take the place of cream cheese in some recipes.

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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