Here are some frugal substitutes for eggs that may save you money if
you run out of eggs. They are not fool-proof, so be careful. They may or
may not work, depending on your recipe. Each substitution is for the equivalent
of one egg.
Use 2 Tbsp of mayonnaise.
Use 1 tsp of baking powder, 1 Tbsp of water, and 1 Tbsp of
Use 1 tsp of yeast dissolved in 1/4 cup warm water.
Use 1 tsp of baking powder with 1 1/2 Tbsp of vegetable oil
and 1 1/2 Tbsp of water.
Use 1 packet of unflavored gelatin with 2 Tbsps of warm water.
some more frugal tips for eggs.
- Keep some dehydrated eggs in
your pantry. You can't tell the difference when baking, and it may keep
you from running to the store or in emergency situations.
- Buy the size of the eggs at
the store that is the best bargain.
- Buy eggs on sale, crack them
and mix them, and then freeze small portions in muffin
tins for baking.
- If you live near a source of
country eggs, buy them from a farm.