How to Make a Flax Egg

Looking for an egg replacement for baking? Look no further! This easy step-by-step tutorial on how to make a flax egg will have you baking egg-free in no time. Flax eggs are quick and easy to prepare, so read on. Happy baking!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Linley Richter
Yield: 1 flax egg 1x
Category: Vegan Baking
Method: No-Bake
Cuisine: French


  • 1 cup flaxseed

Flax Egg

  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
  • 3 tablespoons warm water


  1. Place 1 cup of whole flaxseed into a small food processor or a clean coffee grinder.
  2. Grind flaxseed on high until it turns into fine flaxseed meal, about 30-40 seconds depending on the food processor.
  3. Scoop 1 tablespoon of flaxseed meal into a small bowl and add 3 tablespoons of warm water to the flax meal.
  4. Whisk the mixture and let sit for at least 15 minutes or until it becomes gelatinous and thick.
  5. Place the leftover flaxseed meal into an airtight container or mason jar and store in the refrigerator for later use.
  6. When flax egg is ready, use in your favorite oatmeal bake or pancake recipe!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 30
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 2
  • Fat: 3
  • Carbohydrates: 2
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 1


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