Published by Melinda McKee.

Aquafaba—the liquid from a can of beans—is taking the world by storm. With it, you can make homemade vegan cheese that slices and melts, eggless mayonnaise, and even egg-free foam for a whiskey sour. Is there anything that this miracle bean juice can’t do? We set out to try five super-simple vegan aquafaba recipes. Save that chickpea brine and give them a try!

After whipping together some aquafaba, cream of tartar, vanilla, and sugar for about 15 minutes, we were able to make this seductive whipped cream:

The mixture can also be used as a meringue for a lemon meringue pie.

Vegan Meringue Made With Aquafaba

Just add some melted dark chocolate to it to make this silky chocolate mousse:

Then we thought, “What else can we do with aquafaba?” So we took our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and used 3 tablespoonfuls of aquafaba as an egg replacer. This is what we ended up with:

But not everyone has a sweet tooth, so we also tried using it in a vegan mayonnaise recipe.

Vegan Mayo Spread Bread

These recipes are super-easy to make and prove that we don’t need to support the cruel egg industry to enjoy all kinds of delicious treats. Watch a video that shows each of the recipes here:

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