1. Rationale For Not Using Eggs
Eggs are an extremely healthy ingredient and are loved all over the world, they appear in every family meal in every meal. Especially in cakes, where every recipe includes them.
But there are many reasons that some people avoid eggs or can’t eat eggs. Luckily, there are plenty of other ingredients you can use to replace eggs. In this article, I’ll show you a lot of ingredients that you can substitute eggs for in this waffle recipe.
There are many reasons why you need to find an egg substitute in your or your family’s meals. The most common of which are allergies and your diet.
- Egg allergy
In the United States, eggs are the most common and one of the most allergenic foods. Scientists in the United States have studied and shown that 50% of children will be free of allergies by the time they are 3 years old, and 66% for children 5 years old. But there are also cases when children turn 16 years old, they still have not had an egg allergy. Or there are children who must carry allergies for life. There are children who do not know they have allergies until adulthood.
- A diet to lose weight
In addition to those who can’t eat eggs, dieters don’t eat eggs, meat, or dairy. Because in eggs there are many nutrients that are excess in the body. Or because they have diseases related to metabolic dysfunction in the body that make them like eggs but can’t use them.
2. Reasons Why Eggs Are Crucial Components Of Cake Recipes?
Eggs contain essential substances that contribute to the texture, moisture, flavor and color of the cake.
Cake texture: In the egg there are mediators that help combine the ingredients that hold them together to create your desired cake textures.
Moisture: In the yolk of the egg is absorbed into different ingredients in the recipe to help create the necessary moisture for the cake
Taste, color: Eggs help cakes have a more delicious, greasy taste and have a characteristic golden-brown color of the cake.
3. How To Make Waffles Without Using Eggs
Mashed bananas are a great egg substitute when you’re making waffles at home. They give you the ingredients you need to bind the rest of the ingredients together (1/2 cup of mashed banana is equivalent to 1 egg) Plus, bananas give you a distinctive flavor, perfect for waffles. You can give your family some sliced bananas with some syrup to spice up your waffles. I am sure it will bring you a great breakfast. Banana waffle recipe
I will introduce to you a very unique type of waffle that is a vegetarian waffle with raw butter substitutes for regular eggs (1/4 cup of mashed butter is equivalent to 1 large egg). They are a beautifully colored and gluten-free cake. In this waffle recipe, we’ll replace eggs, butter, and flour with fresh butter and oatmeal. An unexpected result will bring you a unique color and taste. It only takes you 20 minutes to have this delicious and beautiful breakfast right away. Mashed avocados are a great alternative to this vegan waffle as they make the oatmeal more appealing without too much fat. So, try making this cake for the family to enjoy every cool morning. Avocado Waffles Recipe.
Vegan Applesauce Waffles
Applesauce is a beverage made from cooked apples. It is best to use the sugar-free type to balance the other ingredients to make the cake less sweet, suitable for people who are in the process of dieting (1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce equals 1 large egg). This vegetarian waffle is delicious and easy to make. They give you a cake that is crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. This will be a quality option for your breakfast when you don’t know what to eat. To add more flavor to the cake, you can serve it with blueberries, bananas, pecans, syrup, unsweetened yogurt, apple sauce or can drink orange juice, strawberry juice and other fruit juices according to your taste. I think once you try these recipes, you’ll love them. Vegan Applesauce Waffles Recipe.
Vegetarian Waffles with Pumpkin
If you and your family love pumpkin, this will be a perfect ingredient for you to substitute eggs (1/4 cup of pumpkin puree equals 1 large egg). Pumpkin will help you have a wonderful waffle with good texture and beautiful color. This will be a delicious weekend breakfast for you in the cool autumn. You can make a number of substitutions depending on your needs and preferences such as oil free, gluten free, or whole grain, you can all change to suit more palatable as you enjoy. Recipe for making Vegetarian Waffles with Pumpkin
Vegetarian Waffle With Tofu
Tofu is soy milk that has been processed and pressed into a solid mass. If you are looking for a vegan alternative to eggs for waffles, tofu is definitely the perfect choice (1/4 cup silken tofu equals 1 large egg). But not because of that, they are less nutritious, on the contrary, they contain a lot of nutrients and minerals that are good for the body such as protein, fiber, fat, calcium, zinc, sharpness, and magnesium. You just need to take the beans into the blender and grind until smooth. Then mix together the waffle ingredients and cook them according to your recipe. Recipe for making Vegetarian Waffle With Tofu.
Vegetarian Waffles with Aquafaba
Aquafaba is a vegan food obtained from a type of seaweed or algae, chickpeas. It is an easy egg substitute for making waffles (3 tablespoons of aquafaba equals 1 large egg). I have heard many people say that vegan waffles are not crispy at all. But don’t worry once you find aquafaba, they will give you a thin, crispy waffle. It is not my first choice but I can assure you that it will give you top performance. Recipe for making Vegetarian Waffles with Aquafaba.
Vegan Waffles with Greek Yogurt
Vegan Waffles with Greek Yogurt is a gluten-free cake that’s crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. It is very suitable for your breakfast when it only takes 30 minutes to create a delicious and healthy meal for you and your family. They make a great substitute for the eggs in this recipe (1/4 cup of Greek yogurt equals 1 large egg). Alternatively, you can replace the flour with a gluten-free mix such as almond flour, and oatmeal. To add more flavor to the cake you can make a yogurt mix with syrup to go with this perfect waffle. Vegan Waffles with Greek Yogurt Recipe.
Vegetarian Dishes Require Separate Yolks and Whites
In this article, I introduced you to eggless waffles. To help you have other dishes, there is no need for eggs but instead their own yolk or egg white. Below I will introduce you to the most suitable substitutes for egg yolks and whites. You can also refer to my other articles about dishes that have only white or yolk to be able to experiment like 5+ Best Egg White Breakfast Recipes For A Busy Day.
- Egg Yolk: Soy Lecithin is a perfect substitute. You can replace each egg yolk with 1 tablespoon.
- Egg Whites: Aquafaba is the best choice. Use 3 tablespoons for each egg white you want to replace.