Although unusual, some recipes that use large amounts of beaten eggs may give egg amounts as cup quantities.

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Another problem is when a recipe calls for extra large or even jumbo eggs, but you have small or medium eggs.

Below is the basic yield in cup amount for whole eggs, egg whites, and egg yolks, for large eggs.

How many small eggs do you need to replace extra large eggs in a recipe? Egg equivalents are also given below (replacing one size with another).

Also, the number of each size egg that is equivalent to one cup is also provided.

Here is a quick reference to tell you how many eggs in a cup and how many egg whites in a cup, followed by more detailed information.

Number of eggs in a cup: 4 large or X-large, or Jumbo eggs, 5 large or medium eggs, or 6 small eggsNumber of egg whites in a cup: 5 jumbo egg whites, 6 X-large, 7 large, 8 medium, or 9 small

This information is repeated below in table format.

Egg Yields in Cups and Fractions of a Cup

Egg AmountNumber of Lg. Eggs
1 cup whole egg4
1 cup egg whites8
1 cup egg yolks12
3/4 cup whole egg3
3/4 cup egg whites6
3/4 cup egg yolks9
1/2 cup whole egg2
1/2 cup egg whites4
1/2 cup egg yolks6
1/4 cup egg yolks1
1/4 cup egg whites2
1/4 cup egg yolks3

Number of Eggs in Each Size Equivalent to 1 Cup for Whole, Whites, and Yolks

Egg SizeWholeWhitesYolks

Number of Eggs Used to Replace Other Sizes in Recipes

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