Eggs are Protein Yummyness

Functions of Eggs

Emulsifier

Description: mixture formed when odd liquids combine

Food Product: Mayonnaise

Foam

Description: Used to add air to food

Food Product: Whip Cream

Thickener

Description: Heat causes egg proteins to coagulate

Food Products: Pudding

Binding Agent

Description: Holds together ingredients

Food Products: Meat Loaf

Interfering Agent

Description: Keeps eggs creamy

Food Products: Ice Cream

Structuring Agent

Description: Adds structure to baked products

Food Product: Muffins

Nutritive Agent

Description: Contribute more nutrients to food products

Food Product: Custards

Flavoring Additive

Description: Add flavor to food

Food Product: Puddings

Coloring Agent

Description: Adds color to food

Food Product: Cakes