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How to Make a Flax Egg

Here's how to make a flax egg with just ground flaxseed and water. This easy recipe is great for vegan and egg-free baking!
Prep Time1 minute
Resting Time10 minutes
Total Time11 minutes
Course: How to recipe
Cuisine: American
Keyword: flax egg
Servings: 1 flax egg


  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 3 Tablespoons water


  • In a small bowl whisk together ground flaxseed with water.
    Ground flax and water combined with a fork.
  • Let mixture sit for 5-10 minutes until it gels up and use as directed in the recipe you're making.
    A fork mixing ground flax and water together.


Serving: 1flax egg | Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 2g