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Recipes using Egg Whites

SmRing09 Aug 20, 2010 10:41 AM

I am looking for some dessert recipes that use up all of my left over Egg whites. Angel Food Cake sales are slowing down and I am looking for a change.
Suggestions? Ideas

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    maxie Aug 20, 2010 07:27 PM

    Dacquoise or macarons.

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    1. re: maxie
      SmRing09 Aug 20, 2010 07:35 PM

      Do you have a favorite recipe that you would be able to share?

    2. Veggo Aug 20, 2010 07:26 PM

      I have dusty childhood memories of an antique neighbor, born in the 1800's, who would whip up a meringue, dollop it on a saucer, plop the yolk in the middle, and run it under a broiler long enough to crisp the meringue and warm the yolk, and put a little cinnamon sugar on it and eat it with a spoon. Does this connect with anyone?

      1. ipsedixit Aug 20, 2010 03:27 PM

        How about a Pavlova?

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          Val Aug 20, 2010 03:30 PM

          great suggestion especially with the abundance of fresh summer fruit now in the markets!

          1. re: ipsedixit
            SmRing09 Aug 20, 2010 06:46 PM

            I have tried a few pavlova recipes and none seem to come out what i would expect "correctly'. I have never had it before I tried making it so .... I am at a bit of a disadvantage. Do you have a recipe?

            1. re: SmRing09
              ipsedixit Aug 20, 2010 07:09 PM

              I've used this one with good results. http://www.joyofbaking.com/Pavlova.html

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                SmRing09 Aug 20, 2010 07:14 PM

                Thank you, I will try that one

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            lidia Aug 20, 2010 02:02 PM

            "Brutti ma Buoni" cookies use 6 egg whites per 200g crushed nuts (usually almonds and hazlenuts) and 250g powdered sugar. Only other ingredients are a bit of spices/vanilla should you choose. Mount egg whites into stiff peaks, blend with nuts/sugar/spices. Cook 15-20 minutes over medium heat in a heavy=bottomed pan until "tawny"; then drop onto buttered cookies sheets, silicone or parchment paper and cook at 140C for about 40 minutes.

            1. eLizard Aug 20, 2010 12:01 PM

              souffle. you might need a couple yolks.

              1. mcf Aug 20, 2010 10:44 AM

                Meringues and mousses come to mind. You can make a lot of meringues, bake them and store them for later desserts. Also, egg white omelets filled with chili, or cheese with salsa are good.

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                  ZenSojourner Aug 20, 2010 10:47 AM

                  I second the meringues.

                  I can't even find lemon meringue pie anymore. I'm going to have to finally learn to make pie crust if I ever want to taste it again, I guess.

                  1. re: ZenSojourner
                    Val Aug 20, 2010 03:29 PM

                    ooh! how about meringue cookies? Really great! I usually bake them around the holidays in December but you could make them now, though if you are in a very humid geographical area, it might affect them...not sure...I've only ever made them in winter.

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                      SmRing09 Aug 20, 2010 06:48 PM

                      i actually have made meringue 'kisses' with red stripes during the holidays as a little treat with the coffee or desserts, but I think the staff ate more than the customers,

                      1. re: SmRing09
                        Val Aug 20, 2010 06:55 PM

                        haha! they sound so pretty, Sm! I've only made them with crushed up semi sweet chocolate morsels!

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