Egg Replacement Event – Silken Tofu – Round Up

Silken Tofu Event When I announced the Egg Replacement Event – Silken Tofu, I was not sure how the response would be. Now after receiving 12 entries and a lot more feedback I’m very glad that I’m conducting this silken tofu event. Seeing so many entries from other food bloggers also motivated me to try more recipes using silken tofu. In the course of the journey I did stumble a lot, but at the end it’s all worth it. Our blogger friends have whipped up so many dishes using tofu. Frittatas, quiche, cakes and cookies. What’s more amazing is, for most of them it’s the first time they are using silken tofu. Thank you very much friends for taking the time and interest in trying something new. I really appreciate your efforts.

This page specifically describes how to use silken tofu as an egg substitute in various baking recipes. Check out other possible egg substitute ingredients, quantity, and best suitable baking recipes here.

I would also like to mention that my husband designed this round up for me. I gave him the text and he did it. The round up is listed in alphabetical order of the bloggers’ names.


Spicy Delights


Cham’s Mac & Veggies Tofu Frittata

Can something as healthy as a combination of macaroni, vegetables and tofu look enticing enough for your kids to eat without fussing? Yes, if you will follow Cham’s brilliant idea of combining everything together and baking it in muffin pans. Bag these snack size vegan frittatas for a fancy and filling lunch.


Michael’s Chipotle Maple Syrup Tofu Scramble

Do you want to start your day with a colorful breakfast which looks appetizing and also tastes good? No worries, check out this vegan tofu scramble prepared by Michael for his wife Cindy on a Sunday morning. He also uses chipotle chillies, green pepper and tomatoes to jazz it up.


Sandhya’s Italian Tofu Frittata

Have you wondered how a frittata tastes, when you watch it being prepared in the cookery shows? Yes, I have! Now let’s stop wondering and start preparing it using tofu. Sandhya has whipped up a delicious Italian tofu frittata which looks exactly like the one prepared with eggs. She also tells that the cheese in the recipe can be omitted to make it a vegan frittata.


Vaishali’s Spicy Coriander Quiche

Are you in the mood for a spicy quiche? Check out Vaishali’s Spicy Vegan Coriander Quiche. I’m going to try this one just to enjoy the refreshing aroma of coriander.

Sweet Indulgences


Cindy’s Chocolate Mousse Slice

Cindy stuns us with a 100% vegan chocolate mousse slice. She uses a vegan butter (Nuttelex) to prepare the crust, fills it with a delicious spread of silken tofu and melted chocolate and tops it with cherries.


Jugalbandi’s Vegan Chocolate Rum Cake

Jai surprised Bee with this Vegan Chocolate Rum Cake on a Valentine’s Day. I can hear what you are thinking, “what’s the big deal with a chocolate cake?” In that case read the recipe once more. Yes, you read it right, it does not have oil or butter. In their words, “it’s almost fat free vegan decadence”.


Madhuram’s Eggless Chocolate Cake

This was my first experiment with silken tofu as an egg substitute and I was so thrilled that it came out very well. Moreover I baked this eggless chocolate cake for my son’s birthday and it was the first time I baked a cake for his birthday, so it was even more special to me. This one is a keeper.


Madhuram’s Eggless Brownies

After a couple of mishaps using tofu, these brownies saved the day. It can also be prepared very easily, just using one microwave safe bowl. These brownies are dense, moist and fudgy.


Madhuram’s Eggless Pound Cake

The only thing I wish I had done was, baking the pound cake for another 5-8 minutes. The pound cake tasted very good in both the ends, but the centre was not cooked completely. Otherwise, the cake was very soft, with the right amount of sweetness and a hint of vanilla.


Madhuram’s Eggless Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe made me shout “Eureka, Eureka! I have found the perfect recipe for an eggless chewy chocolate chip cookie.” Even though these cookies are not made from scratch, I’m sure that nobody will notice it. Also it’s loaded with raisins and quick cooking oats, making it a healthy indulgence as well.


Priya’s Vegan Ragi Cookies

Are you bored of using Ragi (finger millet) flour in dosas and rotis? Don’t worry, Priya has baked eggless cookies using ragi flour and silken tofu. Now isn’t that an interesting recipe or what?


Sangeeth’s Eggless Apple and Almond Cookies

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. So do you want to include this fruit in your diet in a more appealing way? Then try Sangeeth’s Eggless Apple and Almond Cookies. It sure looks very crunchy.


Sandya’s Zesty Lemon Bars

Sandhya has baked a tangy dessert using silken tofu. She has also observed that using tofu leaves the end product moist and soggy. But she does agree that using tofu as an egg substitute is a boon for people who don’t eat eggs.


Sunshinemom’s Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Do you want a quick fix to satisfy your sweet teeth? Then whip up this easy breezy no bake chocolate pudding sent by SunshineMom. What can be more simple than blending tofu, cocoa powder, banana and sugar?


Sweatha’s Double Chocolate Brownies

Is it possible to bake brownies within 5 minutes? Sweatha has baked these delicious brownies in her microwave oven. Now you have to wait only for them to cool so that you can enjoy a quick snack under 20 minutes.


Uma’s Eggless Coconut Cookies

Are you in the mood for a nice crunchy cookie with your cup of tea in the evening? Then try these crispy coconut cookies. Uma mentions that nobody could tell that she used tofu in the cookies.

Thank you once again for participating in this event. Hope you would also send your entries for this month’s Flax Seed Meal event.


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31 Responses to “Egg Replacement Event – Silken Tofu – Round Up”

  1. Uma says:

    well done Madhu! this is a wonderful roundup. well presented. thanks for hosting this.

  2. Manasi says:

    Oh no… I missed it :(
    got caught up with the baby :)

    AWESOME roundup M!!

  3. Bharti says:

    Lovely round up and way to present it! Thanks for all the experiments using silken tofu.

  4. jayasree says:

    Beatifull roundup. Well presented. Nice to see many eggless recipes at one place.

  5. Roma says:

    I think its a really nice idea to start a series of events on egg replacement. I never knew that one could make so many yummy desserts and pies without egg.

    Godd work here, Madhu.

  6. Rashmi says:

    Brilliant idea, fabulous round up and excellent design. Many thanks kudos to you and your hubby

  7. Cindy says:

    That was fun, and I have some great new recipes bookmarked to try! Thanks for hosting this event, Madhuram. :-)

  8. G.Pavani says:

    ooh! so many mouthwatering recipes…..

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