Flax “Egg” / “Huevo” de Linaza

Eggs provide structure, moisture and richness; they act as a leavening ingredient. Flax gel needs help with leavening, but it makes a satisfactory substitute when eggs are called for in many recipes for baked goods.


  • PREPARATION 15 minutes
  • NEED coffee grinder
  • MAKES 1 egg substitute


  1. 1 Tbs ground flax seeds
  2. 3 TBS water


  1. If you are starting with flax seeds, grind the seeds in the coffee grinder.
  2. Combine 1 Tbs GROUND FLAX SEEDS with 3 TBS WATER.
  3. Stir well and let set at least 10 minutes before using.

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