Jumbo Eggs

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I have a recipe that calls for 6 large eggs and i have Jumbo eggs? According to what i could find online 6 large eggs should weigh 384 grams. 5 Jumbo is not enough and 6 is too much?
 
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Are you using an American, Canadian, or a European recipe? This makes a difference because how eggs are graded differ in different countries. European eggs are graded to a different standard, the egg is much larger.

Average American large eggshell weighs 8 grams. I note the weight of the shell because knowing the average weight of the shell will help you in reducing waste if you bake by weight.



For American large eggs

A 58g -59 g egg in shell will yield 50g of raw egg

A 61g - 62g egg in the shell will yield 53g of raw egg



The yolk weighs about 38% of the large raw egg



Eggs must meet a MINIMUM size to be included in a grade side. So any egg in the US between 56.7g - 63.7g is graded as a large egg.

United States
SizeMinimum mass per egg
Jumbo70.9 g2.5 oz
Extra-Large (XL)63.8 g2.25 oz.
Large (L)56.7 g2 oz.
Medium (M)49.6 g1.75 oz.
Small (S)42.5 g1.5 oz.
Peewee35.4 g1.25 oz.
Canada
SizeMinimum mass per egg
Jumbo70 g
Extra Large63 g
Large56 g
Medium49 g
Europe
SizeMinimum mass per egg
Extra large (XL)73 g
Large (L)63 g
Medium (M)53 g
Small (S)Less than 53 g

There’s also a difference in US and UK measurements. If you use a recipe from Canada or UK and it calls for a pint of cream it’s going to be a different amount than a U.S. pint.

US 1 Tablespoons = 14.78 mL

closest to 100mL in US TBSP is 6 3/4 TBSP (99.76mL) or 7 TBSP (103.46mL) and not 8 TBSP (118.2mL0



US 1 oz = 29.57mL

UK 1 oz = 28.41mL



US N/A

UK 1 gill = 5 oz = 142.07mL



US 1 cup = 8 oz = 236mL

UK N/A



US 1 pint = 16 oz = 473.18mL

UK 1 pint = 20 oz = 568.28mL



US 1 quart = 32 oz = 946.36mL

UK 1 quart = 40 oz = 1.137L



US 1 gallon = 128 oz = 3.785L

UK 1 gallon = 160 oz = 4.546L
 
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These subtle differences in egg size, measurement, as well as differences in protein content in flour are reasons recipes fail. Recipe developers don’t call out these differences when they post a recipe. Their bad.
 
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Are you using an American, Canadian, or a European recipe? This makes a difference because how eggs are graded differ in different countries. European eggs are graded to a different standard, the egg is much larger.

Average American large eggshell weighs 8 grams. I note the weight of the shell because knowing the average weight of the shell will help you in reducing waste if you bake by weight.



For American large eggs

A 58g -59 g egg in shell will yield 50g of raw egg

A 61g - 62g egg in the shell will yield 53g of raw egg



The yolk weighs about 38% of the large raw egg



Eggs must meet a MINIMUM size to be included in a grade side. So any egg in the US between 56.7g - 63.7g is graded as a large egg.

United States
SizeMinimum mass per egg
Jumbo70.9 g2.5 oz
Extra-Large (XL)63.8 g2.25 oz.
Large (L)56.7 g2 oz.
Medium (M)49.6 g1.75 oz.
Small (S)42.5 g1.5 oz.
Peewee35.4 g1.25 oz.
Canada
SizeMinimum mass per egg
Jumbo70 g
Extra Large63 g
Large56 g
Medium49 g
Europe
SizeMinimum mass per egg
Extra large (XL)73 g
Large (L)63 g
Medium (M)53 g
Small (S)Less than 53 g

There’s also a difference in US and UK measurements. If you use a recipe from Canada or UK and it calls for a pint of cream it’s going to be a different amount than a U.S. pint.

US 1 Tablespoons = 14.78 mL

closest to 100mL in US TBSP is 6 3/4 TBSP (99.76mL) or 7 TBSP (103.46mL) and not 8 TBSP (118.2mL0



US 1 oz = 29.57mL

UK 1 oz = 28.41mL



US N/A

UK 1 gill = 5 oz = 142.07mL



US 1 cup = 8 oz = 236mL

UK N/A



US 1 pint = 16 oz = 473.18mL

UK 1 pint = 20 oz = 568.28mL



US 1 quart = 32 oz = 946.36mL

UK 1 quart = 40 oz = 1.137L



US 1 gallon = 128 oz = 3.785L

UK 1 gallon = 160 oz = 4.546L

I am in the US so if the recipe calls for 6 large eggs and that equals 340.2 grams
And I have Jumbo 5 jumbo equals 354.5 grams couls I take the 5 jumbos and wisk them together then weigh out 340.2 grams would that work?
 
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I am in the US so if the recipe calls for 6 large eggs and that equals 340.2 grams
And I have Jumbo 5 jumbo equals 354.5 grams couls I take the 5 jumbos and wisk them together then weigh out 340.2 grams would that work?
Yes lightly whisk eggs together, then weigh out what you need.

Keep in mind origins of the recipe. You’re in US. But if the recipe developer is from another country, your results will be different since flour, dairy, and other ingredients have different manufacturing specifications. Some of these are governed by law.
 

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