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How To Make MinusG Mixes Egg- and Dairy-Free

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How To Make MinusG Mixes Egg- and Dairy-Free

MinusG's baking mixes are free from the top eight allergens and can also be adapted for the plant-based diet. We often hear from customers asking what substitutions to use for egg and dairy in our mixes. Here is how to make our mixes allergy friendly.

We put several egg and dairy replacements to the test and the results are in! Here are the best substitutions for our mixes. Be sure to bookmark this page for easy reference.


Quicklinks to substitutions for each mix: 


CHOCOLATE CAKE MIX

Egg Replacer:

  • 1 egg = 2 tsp baking powder + 1 Tbsp vinegar + 1 Tbsp water (mixed together)
  • 1 egg = 1Tbsp & 1 tsp Flax Egg + ½ tsp baking powder 

Dairy Replacer:

  • Use any milk substitute 

Follow directions on the bag and insert the egg replacer instead of the egg.

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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE MIX

Butter Replacer ~ choose from the following:

  • Earth Balance buttery spread
  • Coconut Oil (Coconut Oil is firm at room temp. Cream mix a little longer to incorporate evenly)

Egg Replacer ~ choose from the following:

  • 1 egg = 2 tsp baking powder + 1 Tbsp vinegar + 1 Tbsp water (mixed together)
  • 1 egg = 1Tbsp & 1 tsp Flax Egg + ½ tsp baking powder

Directions:

Soften dairy-free butter to room temperature. Cream together dairy-free butter, egg replacer and MinusG’s chocolate chip cookie mix. Add in Chocolate chips and fold together. Scoop cookie dough by large spoonfuls onto a plate and refrigerate until firm; about 30 minutes. Line cookie tray with parchment paper and space cookies 2” apart. Bake at 350° F 12-14 minutes. Centers will look soft. Bake time may vary 

Tip! Refrigeration prevents cookies from spreading too thin during the baking time.

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MUFFIN MIX

Butter Replacer ~ choose from the following:

  • Earth Balance buttery spread
  • Coconut Oil (Coconut Oil is firm at room temp. Cream mix a little longer to incorporate evenly)

Egg Replacer:

  • 1 egg = 2 tsp baking powder + 1 Tbsp vinegar + 1 Tbsp water (mixed together)

Dairy-free Sour Cream Replacer:

  • 1/2 c. sour milk substitute.

Directions:

Soften dairy-free butter to room temperature. Cream together dairy-free butter, sour cream and egg replacer mixture according to the muffin mix recipe as directed on the bag or in the recipe blog. Measure muffin mix into grease or lined muffin pan. Bake 400°F for 10 minutes, then reduce oven temp to 350°F and continue baking for 8-12 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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PANCAKE & WAFFLE MIX

Dairy-free Replacer:

  • Substitute with your favorite vegan milk. We like rice, almond, or coconut milk best.

Egg Replacer:

  • Omit the egg and increase liquid by 1 Tbsp.
  • 1 egg = 2 tsp baking powder + 1 Tbsp vinegar + 1 Tbsp water (mixed together)

Follow mixing directions on the bag. Make sure to cook in a non-stick pan. (Batter will stick to a regular pan and is more difficult to release.)

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PIZZA MIX

Egg Replacer: plant-based Neat Egg (shop on Amazon)

  • Two 12" Pizzas: Use 4 Tbsp The neat egg mix plus 8 Tbsp water
  • One 12" Pizza: Use 2 Tbsp The neat egg mix plus 4 Tbsp water

Directions: Mix according to the instructions on the bag.

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SANDWICH BREAD MIX

Dairy Replacer: Sunflower Oil

Egg Replacer Options: 

  • 3 Tbsp plant-based Neat Egg (shop on Amazon) + 6 Tbsp water = 3 eggs
  • 3 Tbsp Flax meal + 9 Tbsp water  = 3 eggs

Directions: Mix according to the instructions on the bag. 

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Enjoy! And if there's something you've tried and would like to recommend, feel free to contact us at hello@minusg.com. We'd love to hear from you.

~ Bon Appétit!


Flax Egg Recipe:

1 Egg = 1 Tbsp + 1tsp of flax egg.
3 Eggs = 1/4 c. of flax egg.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp flax seed or meal
  • 1½ cups water

Directions:

In a medium sauce pan combine flax and water over medium-high heat. Bring to a low boil until texture thickens to an egg-white consistency, about 3-5 minutes.

*Flax seed unstrained will darken the color of your batter or dough. To keep the mix  lighter, strain the seeds or meal when hot.

(Refrigerate extra flax egg up to 3 days *Do Not Freeze*)

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Did you make this recipe? Use hashtag #minusg to share your photos. We'd love to see your creations. And be sure to tag @minusgbaking on Instagram. Happy baking!



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