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3 1/2 medium eggs equal 3 large eggs. The reasoning behind this is: A large egg without the shell weighs 1 2/3 ounces, and a medium egg weighs 1.45 ounces. Also, a small egg weighs 1 1/4 ounces. Knowing the weights of the various sizes of eggs, will help you whevever you don't have the size egg a recipe calls for. About 75% of an egg's weight is water, while the rest is equal parts of protein and fat.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|