An Eggy Question

Baking By Coral3 Updated 30 Aug 2011 , 12:30pm by AnnieCahill

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Coral3 Posted 30 Aug 2011 , 8:13am
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I always freeze unused egg whites to use at a later date, but if I have yolks left over I throw them out because I'm never sure if it's safe to freeze them or not. Am I wasting them for nothing? is it okay to freeze egg yolks? I guess I'm more wary of yolks because I know they're more likely to harbour bacteria than whites.

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sweetooth0510 Posted 30 Aug 2011 , 10:32am
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It is OK to freeze egg yolks, I did read that you can mix them with either salt or sugar (depending on how you plan to use them later), this apparently helps to emulsify them. Hope that helps.

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