Baking with small eggs?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by kara_leigh, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicken lays small eggs, but most recipes out there generally call for large eggs b/c that is what most people buy in the store. How do I compensate? Do I just use two eggs, or just go ahead and use one? (My chicken that lays large eggs suddenly stopped. Bummer.)
     
  2. elieugene6

    elieugene6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully this chart will show up correctly.


    Size Equivalents
    LARGE JUMBO X-LARGE MEDIUM SMALL
    1 1 1 1 1
    2 2 2 2 3
    3 2 3 3 4
    4 3 4 5 5
    5 4 4 6 7
    6 5 5 7 8
     
  3. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you don't have a digital food scale you should get one. They sell them at Walmart and they are not expensive. I use mine a LOT!!!

    1 large egg is 50g....I just set a bowl on my scale and break and eggs into it until I get 50g or close to it. If it's close but just short I add an extra yolk....makes everything a little richer.
     
  4. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    i would use 2... if you have a kitchen scale you can weigh them just to see... but most recipes are pretty flexible
     
  5. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you SOOOO much! I really appreciate it! My pumpkin bread is going to be delicious with my eggs! [​IMG]
     
  6. erinchelsea

    erinchelsea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I measure mine by the ounce in a glass measuring cup. you could weigh, too, as PP stated. One large egg weighs 1.75 oz. That's what I do for baking, where you have to be more precise anyway. If it's something less precise I use the chart above.
     

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