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Eggless Cake Recipes

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#1 NoEggs

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 06:52 PM

Hi everyone!
This is my first post here! I am looking for an eggless cake or cake that uses an egg replacer, such as Ener-G. My son is allergic to eggs, amongst other things, and I really need to find a great cake. It doesn't matter if it is a white or chocolate cake or any other flavor. I just need to find some great recipes! The ones I have tried are a little lacking. Other than the Wacky cake which is pretty tasty.
I am a home baker and not a professional so you may want to keep that in mind. I am also planning on using a Wilton cake pan, if that matters. (does that show just what a novice I am??? :laugh: )
Thanks!!!
Sue

#2 chefpeon

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 07:19 PM

Well, for starters....there's a website called Eggless.com....

#3 merstar

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 07:25 PM

Normally, I'd recommend the Wacky Cake or Crazy Chocolate Cake. But here are two others you might want to check out - they both had good reviews:

Sweet Autumn Pumpkin Cake
http://www.recipezaar.com/140264

Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Cake
http://www.recipezaar.com/118915
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#4 Mottmott

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 08:19 PM

Alford & Daguid's Baking at home has a recipe for a banana bread without eggs. I've had better banana breads, but if I couldn't eat eggs, this would be on my to do list. It uses about 3 cups of very ripe bananas as the liquid and yileds 2 loaves.
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#5 Swisskaese

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 01:29 AM

Giorgio Locatelli's daughter has an egg allergy and he invented an eggless chocolate cake for her:

Torta di cioccolata alla Margherita

Edited by Swisskaese, 26 October 2006 - 01:30 AM.


#6 Yasmine Sandhu

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 07:43 AM

I've been experimenting with some eggless cakes recently and found a neat trick online.
You can substitute ground flax seeds made into a paste for your eggs -- obviously not for any sort of rise, but the richness of the flax (oil?) really makes for a good cake.

The ratio that I was working with was something like 1 Tablespoon ground flax with just enough water to make a thick paste equals one egg. I did the whole thing in the blender and then added to my batter. Seriously, it was not bad at all. (And I was working off of a basic butter cake recipe.)

Maybe someone with more expertise could explain what it is about flax seeds that makes a good egg replacement? An added bonus, flax seeds are great for you!

Good Luck!





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