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Milk replacement info graphic

Many of our favourite recipes include milk. From macaroni cheese to shakes cow milk has been the go to option for most cooks. For vegans and vegetarians a plant based milk is a necessity and today there are many plant milks. They are all super satisfying and can be used in most recipes.

The info graphic below shows some of the most common plant milks and gives suggestions where they can best be used.

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To replace an egg…

Baking can be a challenge while learning how to substitute ingredients in vegan recipes. Many of today’s recipes include chicken eggs and there are several different methods for substituting eggs. Flax, chia, peanut butter, apple sauce and banana are all good solutions. The measurements below replace one chicken egg.

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Vegan Replacements

One of the major hurdles to becoming vegan is replacing common food groups in baking. The vegan replacements below are for eggs, milk, cream and other common baking ingredients. I hope you find it helpful.

EGG SUBSTITUTE

1 tbsp ground flaxseed + 3 tbsp water

1/4 cup pureed tofu

1 tbsp chia seeds + 3 tbsp water

1/4 cup avocado

1/4 cup applesauce

1/4 cup pumpkin

1 mashed banana

3 tbsp aquafaba

1 tsp baking soda mixed with 1 tbsp white vinegar

MILK

Almond, soy, cashew or coconut Milk – Equal parts

BUTTERMILK

1 cup = 1 cup nut milk + 2 tbsp lemon juice

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HONEY

Agave Syrup, Maple Syrup or Rice syrup to taste

CREAM

Coconut cream

3/4 cup soy milk + 1/4 cup vegan margarine

YOGOURT
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soy, coconut, almond or cashew yogourt (equal parts)

BUTTER

vegan butter – equal parts

coconut oil – equal parts

olive oil – 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp per cup of butter

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Vegan egg and milk replacements

The change to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle can be difficult when recipes call for animal based eggs and milk.  There are replacements that can be made in  your baking for both eggs and milk.  This lists includes some of the most popular replacements.

Vegan egg replacements for 1 eggVegan egg and Milk Replacements - The change to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle can be difficult when recipes call for animal based eggs and milk. There are replacements that can be made in your baking for both eggs and milk.

  • 1/4 cup soy yogourt
  • 1/4 cup mashed banana
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot flour mixed with 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp soy flour mixed with 1 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup soft tofu blended with recipe liquid
  • 1 tbsp flax meal and 3 tbsp of water.  Let sit 5 minutes before using

Vegan milk replacements for 1 cup of milk

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Dry Measures

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Dry Measures

1/8 teaspoon         .5 ml
1/4 teaspoon         1 ml
1/2 teaspoon         2 ml
3/4 teaspoon         5 ml
1 tablespoon         15 ml
1/4 cup                   59 ml
1/3 cup                   79 ml
1/2 cup                  118 ml
2/3 cup                  158 ml
3/4 cup                  177 ml
1 cup                      225 ml
2 cups or 1 pint   450 ml
3 cups                     675 ml
4 cups (1 quart)   1 liter
1/2 gallon              2 liters
1 gallon                  4 liters