8 Delicious Powdered Egg Recipes You Need to Try

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Powdered eggs are an amazing choice due to their ability to stay on shelves for longer and be used in prepper scenarios after SHTF. Although you may store packs of these specifically for a disaster, you should also consider making recipes with them in your everyday meals. In this article, we will be going over the best recipes you can make using powdered eggs.

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The Benefits of Powdered Eggs

Powdered eggs have several advantages over fresh eggs. 

Dried eggs should ideally be rotated every three years if stored properly (cool, dark, and dry). Although some claim to have used ten-year-old powdered eggs (We do not recommend that).

It is not necessary to keep the eggs in the refrigerator; however, as previously stated, keep them in a cool, dark place. Dried eggs require significantly less storage space. This means that large quantities of eggs can be stored in a small amount of space.

Rehydrating eggs for use in omelets and scrambled eggs requires only the addition of a liquid, usually water or milk. Because the eggs are powdered, they can be added to baked goods without first being mixed with a liquid.

Regular Eggs

For a medium egg, combine 1 tablespoon egg powder and 2 tablespoons of water. 2 tbsp egg powder + 1/4 cup water = 1 extra-large egg (Remember that there are 16 Tablespoons in 1 Cup to make multiple egg conversions easier)

When baking, you do not need to re-hydrate the eggs before adding them to your mix; simply add the necessary egg powder and water to your mix and proceed as directed by your recipe.

If you need to cut a recipe in half, use half the powdered mix.

French Toast

French Toast
  • Orange Syrup French Toast
  • 3 eggs (3 tablespoons dehydrated eggs + 1/3 cup water)
  • 1 cup milk (3 tablespoons milk + 1 cup water)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 8 slices 1-inch thick day-old French bread
Cooking Instructions: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs. Incorporate the milk, sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Soak the bread slices for 30 seconds on each side. Cook until golden brown on both sides and cooked through on a hot greased griddle.

Cookies

Powdered Egg Cookies

If you’re going to make cookies with powdered eggs, you’ll get a better result if you combine the egg powder with the butter and sugar first, rather than adding it in at the end. 

However, if you combine the butter-sugar mixture with the egg and necessary water, you will get a mix because the water does not want to mix with the fat in the butter. 

So, here’s the recipe: Combine the water, egg powder, and sugar, then add the butter.  and continue with the recipe as follows, using the 1 Tbsp. dry egg powder + 2 Tbsp. water to equal 1 egg formula.

Prepare the dough as directed above. Cut in half and wrap in waxed paper. Refrigerate for 1 hour, or until the mixture is firm. Wrap each half in wax paper and shape into a 15-inch log. *Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Place on ungreased baking sheets in 1/2-inch thick slices. 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown Cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheets before transferring to wire racks to cool completely. 

*This recipe yields about 5 dozen cookies. These cookies can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week or in the freezer for up to 8 weeks.

Swedish-Style Pancakes

How to make swedish pancakes out of powdered eggs
  • 3 tablespoons powdered eggs
  • 6 tablespoons water 1 cup powdered milk
  • 3 cups of hot water
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter-flavored shortening or oil (or real butter)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole grain flour
In a mixing bowl, whisk together the water and powdered egg mix until well combined. Mix the dry milk, warm water, melted shortening/oil/butter, sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl. Then whisk in the flour until the batter is smooth. Wait for 5 minutes before mixing again.
 
In a hot pan, melt 1 teaspoon shortening or oil. Pour 1/2 cup batter into the center of the pan or griddle, tilting it to form an 8-inch circle. Cook until the batter has set and the edges have begun to brown slightly. Cook the other side carefully. Serve immediately with syrup or other toppings.
 

Cakes

Cooking cakes with powdered sugar depends on the situation. Is the cake frosted, or will it just be dusted with powdered sugar or drizzled with glaze? I use 2 tablespoons of dry egg powder + 1/4 cup water to equal one egg for anything that requires frosting. 

If I don’t do this, I’ll end up with a crumbling mess. However, if I’m glazing, I can get away with 1 tablespoon dry egg powder + 2 tablespoons water to equal an egg. 

I don’t do anything special when adding the egg powder because the pattern with most cake recipes (homemade or mixed) is to combine all of the ingredients and mix them together.

Corndog Muffins

  • 1 cup cornmeal 
  • 2 12 cups of flour (about 2 cups fresh ground wheat)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 powdered eggs
  • 2 cups of milk (can use powdered milk)
  • 8 oz cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 hot dogs, sliced into thirds
Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Add to the dry mix and stir in cheese until just moistened. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full with the mixture. Fill each muffin with 1 hot dog chunk. 14-18 minutes, or until golden brown.

Lemon Bars

How to make lemon bars out of powdered eggs

Crust

  • 1 cup butter (or 1 cup butter powder and 1/4 cup water) for the crust
  • a 12 cup powdered sugar
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour

Filling

  • 2 tablespoons dry egg powder + 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups of brown sugar (can make your own brown sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 12 cup melted butter (or 1 cup butter powder and 1/8 cup water)

Directions

  • Spread the crust in two 9 x 13 pans.
  • The filling should be mixed and placed on top of the crust.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes at 350°F.

Conclusion

We hope that you enjoyed reading our article about 8 recipes you can make using powdered eggs. If you have any other powdered egg recipes you would like to share, please put them in the comment section below. 

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3 thoughts on “8 Delicious Powdered Egg Recipes You Need to Try”

  1. Too many typos for this to be useful. 12 cups of sugar in lemon bars and no lemon!

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  2. Allowing powders to rest for a few minutes in the refrigerator or on the counter is vital when using them. Then, before cooking, take a whisk and add a little air to it. Next time, for any other readers like me out there, give it a go.

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  3. Thank you very much for sparing your time to write this blog. I was considering purchasing some for travel because I could cook my breakfast in the microwave, but I was concerned about the flavor. I was similarly undecided about which brand to purchase. I’m curious if it would make good eggnog. I considered preparing an eggnog mix using powdered milk, eggs, spices, and sugar. Anyway, thank you once again!

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