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How to Make Flax Egg

Make a flax egg perfect for vegan baking. Learn the easy steps for how to make a vegan replacement for eggs in baking using just ground flax seeds and water
Course Ingredient
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 37kcal
Author Yumna Jawad



  • Placed ground flaxseed and water in a small bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Let the mixture rest uncovered for 15 minutes at room temperature or in the fridge. It will thicken and become gel-like.
  • Use as a substitute for one egg in baking recipes.


Storage: Refrigerate at least 15 minutes, or cover and refrigerate overnight.
Photo Credit: Erin Jensen


Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg