Mayonnaise vs. Miracle Whip®

Mayonnaise vs. Miracle Whip®


  • Natural 
  • starts with 3 basic ingredients: eggs, oil, and vinegar
  • Has a mellow creamy flavor
  • Made with 80% oil 
  • Makes a good substitute for butter  

Miracle Whip®

  • Considered salad dressing 
  • Has a sweet tangy flavor
  • Contains added sugar & spices 
  • Contains less oil

Similar in appearance, but different in flavor. 


    1. Is Miracle Whip® healthier than Mayo?
      Indeed. Miracle Whip is healthier than Mayo because it is not made in oil. It consists of fewer fats and calories compared to mayo and it's used for dressing salads to add a tangy flavor.

    2. Can I substitute Mayonnaise with a Miracle Whip®?
      It depends on the kind of flavor you prefer. For instance, Miracle Whip® is usually sweeter and spicier than mayo, which many people prefer. In our opinion, feel free to add Miracle Whip® to any recipe that calls for mayonnaise, depending on your taste preferences.

    3. I am on a Keto diet. What’s better—Miracle Whip® vs. mayo?
      In our opinion, Miracle Whip® is the best for your diet because it offers lower-fat and lower-calorie content. Moreover, it has a tangy flavor that will add a better taste to your food.

    4. Mayo vs. Miracle Whip®—Are they one and the same thing?
      No. Mayo contains a minimum of 65% more vegetable oil than Miracle Whip®. Also, the ingredients are quite different. Both have similar but not exactly the same tastes, but textures and uses.

    5. Why shouldn't I substitute Mayonnaise with Miracle Whip® in Country Home Creations Dip Mixes?
      At Country Home Creations we love Miracle Whip® and it is used in some of our recipes, but it should not be used as a substitute for Mayonnaise with our mixes.

      Miracle Whip® already contains added sugar and spices and these ingredients compete with the flavors in some of our mixes not giving you their true flavor. 

    6. What is Miracle Whip®made of?
      The ingredients included in making Miracle Whip® are as follow:
    • Water
    • Eggs
    • Soybean oil
    • Vinegar 
    • Modified corn starch
    • High-fructose corn syrup 
    • Salt
    • Potassium sorbate  
    • Natural flavor
    • Mustard flour 
    • Spice 
    • Dried garlic 
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