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Table of Egg Equivalents
Source: U.S. Department of Defence
A. GENERAL INFORMATION No. 8(1)
TABLE OF EGG EQUIVALENTS
FRESH WHOLE EGGS (SHELLED)
DEHYDRATED EGG MIX
Water to be
1 lb 3.2 oz
scant - 2 cups
(1-No. 3 cyl can)
* 10 large eggs = 1 lb 2 oz
1. Frozen Whole Eggs and Frozen Egg Whites may be used in equivalent weights to shelled fresh whole eggs.
2. Dehydrated Egg Mix may be used in most recipes requiring whole eggs as shown in the table above. DO
NOT USE RECONSTITUTED EGGS IN UNCOOKED SALAD DRESSINGS OR OTHER RECIPES
WHICH DO NOT REQUIRE COOKING. RECONSTITUTED DEHYDRATED EGG MIX SHOULD BE
USED WITHIN ONE HOUR UNLESS REFRIGERATED. DO NOT HOLD OVERNIGHT. For greater
accuracy, weigh dehydrated egg mix.
3. Reconstitution Methods for Dehydrated Egg Mix
a. Method 1. Place dehydrated egg mix in bowl; stir with a wire whip; add 1/2 of the water; whip until a
smooth paste is formed; add remaining water; whip until mixture is blended.
b. Method 2. Add dehydrated egg mix to water; stir to moisten; let stand 5 minutes; whip until smooth.
For Baked Products
a. Method 1. Reconstitute dehydrated egg mix; substitute for eggs in recipe.
b. Method 2. Sift dehydrated egg mix with dry ingredients; add water in step in Method column where whole
eggs are incorporated.
For Batter Dips. Dehydrated egg mix may be reconstituted and used.
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