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can you freeze egg yolks?

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KeriT Apr 3, 2007 06:13 AM

I am making macaroons and need two egg whites. Now I have two sad yolks in a bowl staring at me, will they freeze like egg whites?

Otherwise any idea what to do with two egg yolks?

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  1. QueenB RE: KeriT Apr 3, 2007 06:52 AM

    You can freeze them, but I believe their texture changes. I think they get lumpy.

    As for your egg yolks, I'd whip up a bit of hollandaise sauce and put it over something...veggies...or eggs benedict. Now I'm hungry for eggs benedict.

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      julseydesign RE: QueenB Apr 3, 2007 07:03 AM

      I would personally make my own mayonnaise. Its really easy, and so much more delicious (try half olive oil and half veggie oil).

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        KeriT RE: julseydesign Apr 3, 2007 07:25 AM

        mayonnaise - perfect!

        Thanks!

    2. C. Hamster RE: KeriT Apr 3, 2007 07:59 AM

      You can freeze egg yolks but you MUST add either salt or sugar to them or they become gelatinous and unusable when thawed.

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