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Added egg white to my egg yolks - oops

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mikehunt69 Jun 6, 2012 04:12 PM

What's the best way to fix this?

I separated six eggs and put six yolks into a bowl for creme anglaise. On the seventh I switched it round and the egg white went in the yolks instead of the yolk.

Can I compensate?

  1. dave_c Jun 6, 2012 04:32 PM

    dirty another bowl and pull out the six yolks. It should be an easy task unless you broke the yolks.

    1. paulj Jun 14, 2012 08:57 AM

      When separating eggs, it is usually more important to keep yolks away from the whites than the other way around. The fat of the yolk inhibits whipping whites. But having some white with the yolks is rarely a problem. In fact it is impossible to have yolks without some white, since the white clings to the yolk.

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