Meringue

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by sidediva, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. sidediva

    sidediva

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    Wanted to top twice baked sweet potatoes with a dollop of meringue then briefly bake.  So my question is can I whip the egg white mixture and hold in a pastry bag in the frig until I am ready, if so how long will it hold before I have to worry about it deflating.

    thanks!!
     
  2. laurenlulu

    laurenlulu

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    Add a pinch of cream of tartar to stabilize it and will last days. The acid begins to denature and firm up the protein in the albumen keeping it from liquifying