A nutrition breakdown on the differences between eggs and flax eggs, and how to whip one up at home with this easy flax egg recipe as a baking substitute!

Flax Egg

Ever wonder how to make flax eggs? Here's a quick and easy flax egg recipe! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword Flax Egg
Prep Time 5 minutes
chill time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 flax egg
Calories 35 kcal
Author Jenn Laughlin - Peas and Crayons


  • 1 TBSP ground flax meal
  • 3 TBSP water


  1. To make your flax egg, scoop 1 tablespoon of ground flax into a small bowl and slowly add 3 tablespoons of water, whisking as you combine.

  2. Place in the fridge for a minimum of 15-20 minutes or an hour if you plan ahead.

  3. Once it reaches an eggy, gelatinous consistency you're ready to go!  

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts below are estimated using an online recipe nutrition calculator.

Nutrition Facts
Flax Egg
Amount Per Serving
Calories 35 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.5g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 1.5g3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.