If you’re searching for eggless recipes then you are in luck, with this list of 40+ Eggless Recipes that vary from Quick and easy desserts to cookies.
The cost of living is rising and eggs (as well as other basics) are either becoming incredibly expensive or in short supply which means making our usual baked treats can be difficult. How are you finding ways to cope?
Quick and Easy
These eggless recipes are mostly desserts which require little effort to put together and other than preparing fruit, where necessary, the actual dish doesn’t require a lot of mixing, making this ideal for any day.
Crumbles or crisps are one of the best and easiest desserts to make without eggs, though they do rely on butter to bring the topping together. If you prefer other fruit then here is a recipe for Peach Crumble or even Fennel and Apple Crumble.
Blackberry and Rhubarb Cobbler
Cobbler dough is perfect for almost any juicy fruit you have lying around. Whether it's this combination, Strawberry or even a mixture of fruits from the frozen section in your supermarket.
Cafe Angelina’s Chocolat L’Africain - Thick Hot Chocolate
This is technically a drink, but this hot chocolate is so thick it's like a small delightful dessert served in an espresso cup.
Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding
Anyone who is craving chocolate cake, warm with a side of chocolate sauce can make this. It's easy to make dairy free and only requires 10 minutes preparation time.
Pear Tarte Tatin
Sweet pears are turned into a minimal dessert that keeps them center stage for an ideal quick dessert that can be made several hours ahead.
You only need 5 ingredients and no butter in this dessert that does require fresh raspberries and includes a dash of whiskey.
What might just be the easiest dessert on this entire list is Bananas Foster which cooks on the stove top, requires little preparation time and only requires a handful of ingredients.
A little effort
These recipes require a little more effort and time to prepare, but will impress when you serve up.
Apfelstrudel - Apple Strudel
A homemade thin pastry coats a filling of apples for a classic European dessert. Less than 100 grams / 3.5 ounces of butter needed for this one too which makes it ideal for saving your butter.
Thai Banana Fritters
A coconut batter coats bananas and is served alongside scoops of vanilla ice cream for a dish that will transport you to warm Thailand.
You will need to set aside a little time to make baklava, but these mouthfuls of buttery pastry soaked in syrup.
Whilst most plain breads don’t need eggs, there are many recipes that do, meaning those weekend Cinnamon rolls are harder to whip up, but this list is ideal for a selection of ways to serve up.
Australian Boston Bun
Made for a morning or afternoon tea treat, this bread relies on fine mashed potato and milk for it's moisture and is best served speckled with raisins, though you could most probably omit, if you prefer.
This recipe relies on chia eggs for moisture alongside the mashed bananas for a unique twist on classic banana bread with a crushed seed brittle strewn throughout the batter and on top.
Bazlama - Turkish Flatbread
Light and fluffy flatbread owes it's texture to water and Greek yogurt for a fantastic side bread or even as a individual pizza base.
Flaky and buttery, these buttermilk biscuits require little time and are great to whip up for a lazy weekend breakfast. If you want a Savory spin on this recipe, there is also this recipe which includes Broccoli and cheese.
Laugenbrezel - German Pretzels
Chewy and salty bites of homemade pretzels are one of the most satisfying things to make.
The variety of cookies in this list do rely more on butter for their moisture, but they are perfect for those lunchboxes or simply to satisfy those baked good cravings.
Not the best named cookie, but these rely on butter for moisture and are laden with cornflakes before being topped with a chocolate icing. One of the best eggless biscuits out there!
Effectively these are chewy oatmeal cookies that are beloved throughout Australasia for how well they last, though once you start eating them, they might not stick around for long.
Chocolate Mint Thumbprint Cookies
These chocolate shortbread biscuits have a peppermint icing center for a cookie that is perfect regardless of the time of year.
Hallongrottor - Swedish Thumbprint Cookies
You don't need much to make a batch of these cookies with their bright jammy centers.
Kletskoppen - Dutch Almond Lace Biscuits
This recipe requires little butter and also uses a little water for moisture, making it light on resources and effort in preparation time.
Melomakaronas - Greek Holiday Cookies
Some Greek's love these cookies so much, they cannot wait for the holidays to make a batch. They rely on butter and oil for moisture, but also a syrup once baked. Honestly, with and without the syrup, these are delightful!
A buttery melt-in-your-mouth sandwich biscuit with a passionfruit icing center. These are a classic found throughout Australia and New Zealand cafe and bakery counters.
Polvorones - Mexican Wedding Cookies
With a triple layer of powdered sugar, these are hard to eat only one of. They include finely chopped walnuts for a nice light crunch texture in the center.
Bars and Slices
Half of these bars and slices are no bake which is ideal if you are also trying to cut back on electricity costs.
Anzac Biscuit Bars with Cornflake Crunch
Chewy oatmeal biscuit bars topped with a chocolate cereal crunch for a fuss free bar recipe.
The most melt-in-your-mouth shortbread base and crumble topping envelopes cubes of apples for an ideal lunchbox filler. If you prefer Blueberries, these bars are a great alternative to an apple filling.
The ultimate in no bake dessert bars includes crushed biscuits in the base, a custard powder and butter filling and smooth chocolate topping. This recipe does rely on a lot of butter, however.
No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars
A crushed Oreo cookie base, peanut filling and topped with a light layer of chocolate for this no gelatin bar recipe that is full on peanut butter flavor. If you prefer no cheesecake vibes, these Peanut Bars are also no bake.
Peanut Butter Jam Bars
Relying on mashed bananas for the moisture in these bars, they are one step up from granola bars with a jammy center. These also happen to be vegan.
Pistachio Custard Bars
With inspiration taken from Nanaimo Bars, these no bake Pistachio bars with the bright green center is perfect for a lunchbox or simply an afternoon sweet treat.
The amount of dishes in this section really proves how many incredible ways you can make a dessert with little ingredients and no need to turn your oven on.
Atol de Naranja - Costa Rican Orange Pudding
Vegan and gluten free with minimal butter makes this orange pudding more like a gelatin free jello perfect for kids and adults alike.
The classic Banoffee Pie with it's crushed biscuit base, caramel and sliced banana filling all topped with lightly whipped cream and a scattering of grated chocolate is a standout dessert for anytime!
Similar to a cobbler topping, but cooked on the stovetop is this sweet Canadian Blueberry dessert.
Cocoa powder truffles coated in sprinkles that will satisfy a sweet tooth and require no baking. This is ideal to make alongside littlies to shape the truffles.
Chocolate Biscuit Cake
If for any reason you need to bring a 'baked' good to a work event or kids party, stop at this Chocolate Biscuit cake which is really a chocolate mixture with pieces of shortbread scattered throughout. It comes together in 10 minutes flat and goes far. Every single time I've made this, people have requested the recipe.
Three ingredients are needed for this custard that can be made with lemon juice or replaced completely with grapefruit juice or even passionfruit.
Manuka and Vanilla Panna Cotta
Panna cotta is one of the easiest desserts to make without eggs and if this combination isn't up to your preference then this Coffee Panna Cotta might also work.
The creamiest cheesecake texture relies on cream cheese and whipped cream, meaning you need no gelatin and if passionfruit is hard to source, then this Cranberry Cheesecake is a great alternative.
Raw Chocolate Fudge
Vegan, gluten and dairy free, this fudge will last a few weeks, if kept in the fridge.
Rice Krispie Treats
Crunchy and full of nostalgic flavors, you don't need much time to make a batch of rice krispie treats.
Rote Grütze - Berry Pudding
This jello style dessert requires no dairy or gelatin, though is best served with a serving of custard on top.
This makes a big batch of melt-in-your-mouth bites of caramel.
If you make any of these, do let me know in the comments and leaving a review is very helpful for more people to find this content.
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