Question About Meringue Powder

Baking By Jennafin Updated 12 Nov 2008 , 6:10pm by angelcakes5

Jennafin Posted 23 Oct 2008 , 12:38am
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I wanted to know if anyone ever used meringue powder in a cake as a substitution for egg whites. I am making a cake for a friend's birthday and got the powder to stiffen my icing. On the can it says you can use it in place of egg whites. The cake is a boxed mix. Have you ever used this and if so, how did it turn out??

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JanH Posted 27 Oct 2008 , 12:52am
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Yes, I've reconstituted the meringue powder to use as eggs whites for white cakes and the WASC cake. icon_smile.gif (Worked fine.)

I'd highly recommend the expanded flavors version of the WASC cake recipe:

http://tinyurl.com/2cu8s4

HTH

elga1977 Posted 12 Nov 2008 , 5:44pm
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its a sustitution for egg white. You avoid sarmonella using meringe powder

rachel-b Posted 12 Nov 2008 , 5:56pm
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JanH, thanks for the link!!! Can't wait to try the chocolate version.

angelcakes5 Posted 12 Nov 2008 , 6:10pm
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Sometimes when I want my cakes to rise a little bit higher I add in some a couple teaspoons of meringue in the cake batter with the regular eggs.

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