Jumbo eggs

Discussion in 'Cakes' started by Hilary1220, Jul 2, 2019.

  1. Hilary1220

    Hilary1220 Member

    Nov 24, 2016
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    All I have in the house is jumbo eggs and I have a cake mix that that calls for 3 eggs. Should I use 3 jumbos? Or perhaps two? Thanks
    Hilary1220, Jul 2, 2019
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    Norcalbaker59 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2017
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    Northern California
    1 jumbo egg is approximately 70 g without the shell

    1 large egg is approximately 50 g without the shell.

    These are averages, eggs come in various sizes some weigh more, some weigh less

    3 x 70 = 210

    3 x 50 = 150

    2 jumbo eggs weigh approximately 140g, just shy of the 150 g the recipe calls for.

    I would just use two jumbo eggs.
    Norcalbaker59, Jul 2, 2019
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