What Size Eggs Should You Use? [charts]

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Eggs have a significant effect on the texture, taste, and color of the food. When we enter the world of baking, this effect multiplies. So measure it accurately to get the best result.

Keep in mind that the more eggs in the recipe, the more important the size of it.

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What size eggs should you use?

The recipe calls for eggs, But did not say the exact size? In all recipes, if they do not say the size of the egg, they mean a large egg.

Egg size chart

If you do not know the size of your egg, you can use this table to measure it.

Egg SizeIn ShellWithout ShellWhite OnlyYolk Only
Small43 g36 g2016 g
Medium50 g44 g26 g18 g
Large57 g50 g30 g (2 tbsp)20 g (1 tbsp)

Egg size conversion

Want to know how many medium eggs to use instead of one large egg? If your recipe has up to two eggs, you can use the same number of medium eggs. But if the number of recipe eggs is more than two, you can use the table below.

LargeSmallMedium
121
232
344
465
576
687

Liquid egg conversion chart

Sometimes our eggs are processed or liquid. It is enough to get help from a tablespoon to measure them.

Egg sizeCooking Yield
Large3.25 tbsp / 46ml
Medium3 tbsp / 43ml
Small2.75 tbsp / 40ml

How important do you think egg measurements are? Do you use another method to do this?

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