Anyone Know A Substitute For

Decorating By grama_j Updated 28 Mar 2008 , 1:08pm by grama_j

grama_j Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 4:42pm
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meringue powder...... just looked, and I am out.....please.....HELP....I can't get to the store !

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smoore Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 4:48pm
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What are you using it for? You may be able to eliminate it from a recipe and not even notice a difference.

lovetofrost Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 4:50pm
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If it is for regular icing like buttercream you don't really need it. Alot of people say it is for it to crust over, but it crusts over without the powder. I hope I helped.

vixterfsu Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 4:51pm
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dried egg whites

PSLCakeLady Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 4:59pm
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Don't fret, I agree with the comment "you dont' need it." If it's for icing, it works fine without it. No one will really know the difference.

grama_j Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 5:14pm
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I guess I should have made that clear..... it IS for icing.... If you guys say I don't need it, I'll give it a try without it...... Ive just always added it because the original recipe called for it...... So, my butter cream is going to crust with out it ?

JEM530 Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 11:31pm
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It should definitely still crust. My DH was making me mental while I was making butercream for our Easter cake and I totally forgot to add the meringue powder and it crusted just fine! icon_smile.gif

smoore Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 11:39pm
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I never use it and it always crusts.

grama_j Posted 28 Mar 2008 , 1:08pm
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I'm soooo happy for CC..... I can always depend on you guys ! I guess that should have read, We can depend on each other !

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