What’s a Good Substitute for Egg Whites?

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Q: My recipe for white cake calls for five egg whites; I need to know what I can substitute egg whites with. I read that you can use soda as a substitute. Does that work?

Sent by Tracy

Editor: If your cake recipe calls for whipping up the egg whites before incorporating them into the batter, I wonder if Aquafaba would work! Aquafaba is the liquid you find in a can of chickpeas.

Readers, what substitutes do you use for egg whites when baking cakes?