Eggs provide structure, moisture and richness; they act as a leavening ingredient. Chia gel needs help with leavening, but it makes a satisfactory substitute when eggs are called for in recipes for baked goods.
PREP TIME 15 min / COOK TIME none / NEED coffee grinder / MAKES 1 egg substitute
1 Tbs ground chia seeds / 3 Tbs water
- If you are starting with flax seeds, grind them in the coffee grinder.
- Combine 1 Tbs GROUND CHIA SEEDS with 3 TBS WATER.
- Stir well and let set at least 10 minutes before using.