Italian Meringue Help

Decorating By sugar_britches Updated 9 Nov 2013 , 5:04pm by liz at sugar

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sugar_britches Posted 9 Nov 2013 , 3:41pm
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I know this sounds redundant but... my italian meringue has air holes in it. I am making this cake: and chose to use italian meringue instead of swiss because it is more stable. However, I cannot get it smooth. I know its a textured look on the cake, but my meringue is full of air pockets, like this:


any ideas for how to fix it? I've never had merinue do this before, although admittedly, this is my first time making italian meringue. thanks

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liz at sugar Posted 9 Nov 2013 , 5:04pm
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Throw it in the fridge to get it hard, and then use a hot spatula on it.  Good luck!



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