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Egg Substitution Guidelines

Substituting Egg Sizes

Most recipes are tested using large eggs. To substitute eggs of other sizes in recipes, use the chart below.

You Can Use...
   
If The Recipe Calls For...
Extra Large
Medium
Small
1 Egg
1 1 2
2 Eggs
2 2 3
3 Eggs
3 4 4
4 Eggs 3 5 6
5 Eggs
4 6 7
6 Eggs
5 7 8

Substituting Liquid Eggs With Eggs "In the Shell"

If you have a recipe that calls for liquid eggs and you want to use regular "in the shell" eggs, use the chart below.

If a recipe calls for...
You can use...
50 mL (1/5 cup) liquid whole eggs 1 large egg
100 mL (5/12 cup) liquid egg whites 3 egg whites