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 Post subject: What would you replace egg white with?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:05 pm 
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I need to make these. NEED! But not sure what I could replace the egg white with - egg replacer? Would that taste weird?

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I had this quest a while back when making smoked almonds - there is a thread about it somewhere here.

I found the best solution for me was to soak some whole flax seeds in little bit of warm water until it gets all slimy and then use the slimy stuff (mucilage) as the egg white. It worked awesomely because it didn't inject any flax flavour and provided that very thin sticky coating that became totally dry (and not sticky) when cooked.

here is the almond thread http://forum.theppk.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=21513&hilit=almonds


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 Post subject: Re: What would you replace egg white with?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:33 pm 
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Thanks for the suggestion and the link to the old thread :)

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 Post subject: Re: What would you replace egg white with?
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I've never used an egg replacement but I know chia seeds can be used as a replacement when soaked as well. I wonder if they would work.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you replace egg white with?
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Those look really tasty. If it were me, I'd probably just throw the almonds in a bit of agave to get them sticky since it seems like the egg white is just used to get the other stuff to stick.

Moon, chia seeds can work, but wouldn't work very well here.

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 Post subject: Re: What would you replace egg white with?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:26 pm 
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Maybe agave would be best...and bake them instead of putting them in the slow cooker?

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Yeah, that's what I would do. Your house is going to smell amazing.

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Agave works well but you end with a sticky nut as opposed to the 'egg-white' method which keeps the nuts dry on the outside but the flavours are adhered to the nut and don't slip off...kinda sealed in: both work but the end results are quite different.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you replace egg white with?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:57 pm 
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Hmmm, I don't want sticky nuts...

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FabulouslyFierce wrote:
Hmmm, I don't want sticky nuts...


haha!

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FabulouslyFierce wrote:
Hmmm, I don't want sticky nuts...


lol.....no matter how many gray hairs are on my head, statements like this always make me snicker.


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 Post subject: Re: What would you replace egg white with?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:31 pm 
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I thought that would amuse a few of you :D

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