Powdered Egg Whites...

Decorating By smitakasargod Updated 24 Sep 2009 , 6:40pm by prterrell

smitakasargod Posted 24 Sep 2009 , 5:20pm
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Are powdered egg whites the same as meringue powder? Are they interchangeable in the royal icing recipe? I hate wilton meringue powder...it gives a strange taste to the icing so I'm looking for an alternative. Thanks in advance.

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Texas_Rose Posted 24 Sep 2009 , 5:22pm
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I've used them before but they had an unpleasant smell...kind of like eggs at the school cafeteria. They don't have the gum arabic or vanilla that the meringue powder has.

prterrell Posted 24 Sep 2009 , 6:40pm
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No, meringue powder has other ingredients in it as well.

Try CK meringue powder. Much better than Wilton!


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