How to make Flax Eggs

easy flax eggs recipe

Easy recipe how to make flax eggs. Vegan substitute instead of traditionel eggs.

I’ve made this easy 15 min. flax egg recipe. Which actually have anything to do with “eggs” at all.

Some of you asked my how I combine my vegan meat balls, patties etc, without using traditional eggs. Because a lot of my recipes uses this..

So that’s why I’ve made this blog post about the flax eggs and the magic behind.. And why you should use this method in the most of you vegan recipes!

I use this in so many of the recipes myself after I learned about how it worked. You simply need to mix flax seeds with water in a small bowl. Set aside and let it rest for 10-15 min (more if you have the time). Stir a little bit and after 15 min you’ll have this sticky mixture – perfect as a substitute for eggs.

» Try also: Chia eggs – easy vegan recipe here

→ What is vegan flax eggs?
These flaxseed eggs are a simple mix of small flaxseeds + water. It’s an easy substitute for normal eggs and you use these in the vegan kitchen in all recipes that you normally would cook with eggs.

When the flaxseeds get mixed with water, they get very sticky and coherent effect. Because of that it’s ideal in recipes like patties, meat balls or danish frikadeller. But also for rösti, baking, pancakes etc.

How to make Flax Eggs

Serves: 1 egg
Prep Time: 15 min.

Easy recipe how to make flax eggs. Vegan substitute instead of traditionel eggs. Perfect for vegan recipes like patties, meat balls etc.


  • 2 tablespoons Flax seeds
  • 7 tablespoons Water



Mix 2 tablespoons of flax seeds with 7 tablespoons water. Set aside and let it rest for 10-15 mins (more if you have the time).


When the egg is coherent and sticky after 15 min., the egg is ready to use.


Use the flax egg as a substitute in vegan meatballs, patties, fritters, baking recipes, pancakes and more.

How to make Flax Eggs ↓

  1. Start by mixing 2 tablespoons of flax seeds with 7 tablespoons water. Set aside and let it rest for 10-15 mins (more if you have the time).
  2. Picture 2 shows how the egg will look after 15 mins. You can clearly see the coherent and sticky effect. (here you can actually blend the mixture for a more smooth result)
how to make flax eggs

Normally I would use 2 x tablespoons of flax seeds and 7 x tablespoons water = for substitute for 1 egg. Then you’ll have enough for the most recipes. But you can easily adjust with 3-4 tablespoons of flaxseeds and 12-13 x tablespoons of water.

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I hope you could use this short guide / vegan flax eggs. Let me know if you have questions below!

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