Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Flax Seed Goo...Egg Replacer...

...another helpful tip for the kitchen...and one that I wish I had thought of a long time ago...

...y'all know how I use flax seed goo as an egg replacer...a lot...lately, I've been mixing it with Ener-G egg replacer with egg-cellent results...HA!

...well...I had been making and straining a batch for each recipe...and waiting for it to doesn't take that long...but I thought I could speed things along if I had some ready made... I had the brilliant idea of freezing it in ice cube trays...I just made a big batch of the slimy stuff...and poured it into an ice cube tray...

...let it freeze solid...

...and store it in a zip lock I have flax seed goo ready at a moment's notice...


  1. What a brainwave!

  2. Cool idea! I do that with herbs.

  3. I've not used flax seed goo before but have read about it and wondered! Now I know how to be efficient about it when I give it a try! ;)
    Finally catching up on things. Looks like you're having a great summer!

  4. Anonymous5:43 PM

    once again you inspire me. :) i've learned a lot from you - even if i don't do the exact same things - you help me think outside the conventional "go buy it at the store" box and figure out ways to make do - and often so easily and to excellent results!

  5. I am doing that tomorrow! Fantastic idea. xx

  6. What a super idea.
    Though I am not vegan, I do sometimes use flaxseed as a vegan egg replacer, so this is such a welcome idea.

  7. Smart idea! You're very creative!

  8. Wow, that looks yummy for some fruit salad. Impressive discovery you have made. Great job!
    benefit of flax seed

  9. Hi was just wondering why you strain the flax egg??? Don't you have to keep them together?? What is you recipe??

  10. @Littlelived
    Hi Brigitte and thanks for stopping by Affectioknit! I strain the goo because I only want the clear slimy stuff as a binding agent for the baked goods or as a thickener for puddings, etc. ...If I'm making something with whole grains, I'll probably use ground flax seed and leave it in because it won't be noticible in the baked goods...and I use about 2 tablespoons of flax seed to 1/2 cup of water...I'm figuring on about 1/4 cup of goo for each whole egg replaced...

    ...hope that wishes with your goo making...and don't hesitate to ask if you have more questions...

    ~Have a lovely day!