Extra Large Eggs

Baking By miasuzzette Updated 19 Jul 2008 , 4:10am by miasuzzette

miasuzzette Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 2:22pm
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icon_eek.gif Curiosity! I'm a Newbie & I would like to know if you can use Extra Large eggs. If I use 2 it equals to 3 Large eggs. Yes. am I correct, Please Help icon_smile.gif

Thank U
Margie from Ct

Thanks for your responds thumbs_up.gif

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newnancy Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 2:37pm
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Hi, also a newbie here.....I always use extra large eggs, the same number that the recipe calls for & never had a problem. I think the eggs are smaller now days than they used to be anyway. LOL

grama_j Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 2:37pm
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I have always used "jumbo" eggs in all my baking........ so far so good.....

Mike1394 Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 11:19pm
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LG eggs are 2oz. They go up, or down a 1/4 oz per size.

Mike

JanH Posted 12 Jul 2008 , 1:08am
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U.S. Standards, Grades, and Weight classes for Shell Eggs:

http://tinyurl.com/6o9ke7

12 Jumbo = 30 oz.
12 XLg = 27 oz.
12 Lg = 24 oz.
12 Med = 21 oz.
12 Small = 18 oz.
12 PeeWee = 15 oz.

Weight requirements (which can vary by state):

Jumbo egg: 2.417 oz. or 68.522 grams
XLarge egg: 2.167 oz. or 61.434 grams
Large egg: 1.917 oz. or 54.347 grams
Med. egg: 1.667 oz. or 47.259 grams
Small egg: 1.417 oz. or 40.172 grams
Pee Wee egg <1.417 oz. or < 40.172 grams

http://tinyurl.com/56tx8x

HTH

miasuzzette Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 4:10am
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Thank You for your info. It well appreciated. thumbs_up.gif

Margie from Ct

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