Ri Ingredients?

Decorating By splash2splat Updated 6 Mar 2010 , 2:30am by prterrell

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splash2splat Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 8:07pm
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What is the difference between meringue powder and albumen powder?

Is one better than the other?

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cake-angel Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 9:14pm
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meringue powder has cream of tartar added to it so it will foam up and make a meringue. Albumen pwder is just plain powdered egg whites as far as I am aware.

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splash2splat Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 10:30pm
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So would albumen powder be better to use in royal icing strings & extension work?

O - and thanks for replying

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prterrell Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 2:30am
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I use CK brand meringue powder exclusively for royal icing. It works the best. You can purchase it at http://www.countrykitchensa.com

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