17 Unbelievable Vegan Recipes You Can Make With Canned Bean Juice (Aquafaba)

17 Unbelievable Vegan Recipes You Can Make With Canned Bean Juice (Aquafaba)

When I first heard about Aquafaba, I thought it was an April Fool’s Day joke. For those of you who haven’t heard, this miracle substance is taking the world by storm because of all the delicious egg-free recipes that you can make with it. So what is Aquafaba? It’s the juice in a can of beans. That’s right. Most people use the liquid from chickpeas (garbanzo beans) or white northern beans for a lighter flavor, but black beans and others can be used, too. Somehow, this liquid has properties that are similar to those of egg whites, and it can be used to make anything from meringues and macarons to marshmallows and more. It can act as a binder, leavening agent, emulsifier, or anything an egg white traditionally does—but without the cruelty or cholesterol.

Below are some of the best aquafaba recipe ideas.

Meringue

That’s right—vegan meringue, made with canned bean juice.

TheGentleChef.com

And why not put some meringue on a mini lime tart?

Veganosity.com

Mousse

Velvety smooth, airy, and rich—you won’t believe how good mousse made with aquafaba is. Try this recipe made with chickpea brine …

MyWifeMakes.com

… or this Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Pie.

MorselsAndMoonshine.com

Macarons

Admittedly, the steps are a bit intimidating, but if you want perfect vegan macarons, it’ll be worth it.

Latte Froth

No need to use dairy products to whip up a crazy-good coffee drink.

Ice Cream

Using canned bean juice in your ice cream sounds pretty weird, but it’ll give your dessert a creamy consistency with the right method. Try this Tahini Pear Ice Cream With Berry Swirl recipe.

MarfigsMunchies.com

Whipped Cream

Need a topping for that ice cream sundae or hot cocoa? Chickpea liquid to the rescue!

Michelle Cehn

Marshmallow Fluff

Chocolate Covered Katie has what you need to make the easiest marshmallow fluff ever—just TWO ingredients.

ChocolateCoveredKatie.com

And why not use marshmallow fluff to make a Fluffernutter Sandwich?

FettleVegan.com

Pavlova

Anything with berries wins in my book.

PicklesnHoney.com

Brownies

Try swapping the flaxseed meal and water for 6 tablespoons of canned black bean juice to make super-chewy fudgy brownies.

VeganBaking.net

Waffles

The best waffles are crispy and chewy, and aquafaba is your savior here.

VeganCookery.net

Butter

Achieve the perfect, buttery texture.

plantepusherne.dk 

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip?

VedgedOut.com

Breakfast Burritos

Aquafaba isn’t limited to sweet treats, either. Check out this recipe for breakfast burritos.

FettleVegan.com

Mayonnaise

If you’re looking to make your own mayo, there’s absolutely no reason to add eggs. If you’re less culinarily inclined, you can always check out store-bought vegan mayos.

PeanutButterAndVegan.com

What can’t aquafaba do? If you’re looking for more eggless recipes, check out these great vegan dishes.

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