Vegan egg replacements

Replacing eggs in baking and cooking is very simple. Whether you are baking a cake or fancy some ‘egg’ fried rice, there is a plant-based alternative available.

Egg production is cruel. Let’s briefly explain why:

Male chicks are useless to the egg industry as they do not produce eggs, and because they don’t grow as fast or big as s broiler chickens who are electively bred for meat, so they are disposed of – either by gassing, suffocation, or being ground up alive. The lives of laying hens are miserable too; whether caged or ‘free range’, Animal Aid investigations have found that these labels mean nothing when it comes to their well-being. And once they no longer produce the amount of eggs to be considered profitable, the hens are sent to slaughter – usually at about 18 months old.

Egg replacements are very easy to come across nowadays.

Commercial egg replacers are also available from most health food shops and some supermarkets.

I have included a few recipes below, both sweet and savoury for you – why not give them a try and let us know how you get on?

1. Coffee and Walnut Cake with Mocha Icing:

2. Vegan Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting:

3. Vegan ‘Egg’ Fried Rice – using chickpea flour: