Greek Desserts ~Meringue Tips~ October 24, 2013 For the holidays coming up I know many of you will be making sweet treats and some that include meringue in them. Here are some tips below to help you with your holiday baking. Meringue Tips For The Holidays- Start by making sure that there is no egg yolk specs anywhere. Having egg yolks in your egg whites can keep from whipping properly. Separate the eggs while cold. Separating the eggs while cold, will help keep the egg yolks from bleeding into the egg whites. Beat the whites at a low and slow speed and then slowly increase the speed once the whites are foamy. Meringues have 3 stages- Soft Peaks- Whites will turn a opaque color, and begin to thicken. The mixture will hold its shape. Firm Peaks- When you turn your whisk upside down, the peaks will hold and the ridges are more distinct. Stiff Peaks- Turn the whisk upside down and the peaks hold. Advertisements Advertisements Share The Love Of Kouzounas KitchenClick to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Kouzounas Kitchen Welcome to my world of Greek traditional & modern recipes. Get ready to dance and drink some ouzo while enjoying our recipes. Previous Featured Recipe Thursday - Strawberry Feta Salad Newer Friday Menu For Your Weekend!! You May Also Like ~Pumpkin Apple Cheesecake Recipe~ October 19, 2014 Flavorful Tsoureki Muffins April 4, 2016 ~Vasilopita Recipe~ Happy New Year (καλή χρονιά σε όλους) December 31, 2013 2 Comments Janet Rörschåch October 24, 2013 at 8:26 pm Reply Excellent. Also remember that everything needs to be scrupulously clean. Any spec of fat will keep the whites from foaming properly. I’ve also heard room temperature whites, but I’ve never really seen a difference in volume. Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen October 24, 2013 at 8:28 pm Reply Yes, I forgot to add that in there. Great tip Janet, the fat will keep from whites foaming up. Yeah I haven’t seen a difference either with the room temp egg whites. Thank you for sharing!! 🙂 Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.