This dried powder product is excellent to use if you find yourself weary about consuming raw egg whites in some baked treats. Use for perfect meringues and specialty icings – just add sugar and water!
Powdered meringue and can also be used to make meringue cookies, shells and other desserts.
When a recipe calls for fresh egg whites with stiff peaks, this powder can replace raw egg whites. While it is true that raw egg whites are the “gold standard” for meringue, many people don’t like using raw eggs OR just want something easier. This is that “let’s do this easier” product.
As mentioned, meringue powder is very useful for royal icing, piped meringue cookies, the perfect topping for lemon meringue pie, but also interesting is that using just a small amount of meringue powder will also stabilize your regular frostings/icings so they hold their piped designs without bleeding. The color of meringue powder and it’s frostings/icings will be naturally white, but of course, you can add food coloring to match the icing to the color of your occasion.