How many large eggs equal a jumbo egg?


Quick Answer

In a standard recipe, the number of jumbo eggs equivalent to one large egg varies based on the total number of eggs being used. Substitute the sizes one for one in a recipe that calls for one egg. In recipes calling for two or more eggs, different equivalencies apply.

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If a recipe calls for two or three large eggs, use two jumbo eggs. In recipes calling for four, five or six large eggs, then use three, four and five jumbo eggs, respectively. One cup contains the equivalent of five whole large eggs, seven large egg whites or 14 large egg yolks, but it takes only four jumbo eggs, five jumbo egg whites, or 11 jumbo egg yolks to fill that same volume.

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