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I found this link, which lists many different substitutions for eggs, depending on what the egg is being used for in the recipe. In the case of ice cream, you're making a light custard to thicken the batter before freezing. In that case, you could substitute 2 tbsp cornstarch and 2 tbsp water. I'd whisk this up really well before mixing in, or it will ...


If you don't want any yolk in your ice cream or Gelato, then you can use agar-agar powder, which is sold in Asian markets. It is made from seaweed, and 100% vegan (It's usual to add gelatin in ice cream for a better texture, but this makes it unsuitable for vegetarians).


Galangal root is a possibility (more info). It's sort of like ginger that's been kicked up a notch on the hot/spicy axis. Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai stores will have it. There's also a powdered form available online. I've never tried that, but maybe it doesn't suffer the same terrible fate as powdered ginger. Prickly ash (Sichuan pepper) and Japanese ...

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