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Wilton Meringue Powder - 4oz

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If you love decorating roll-out cookies or piping flowers, chances are you’ve used meringue powder to make your icing. Meringue powder is a must for making royal icing, meringue cookies and stabilizing marshmallow or whipped cream frosting.

But how does it work? What’s the magic formula for using meringue powder in place of egg whites? Well, let’s crack into it!

WHAT IS MERINGUE POWDER?

Made mostly of dried egg whites, meringue powder is a baking substitute that you can use instead of raw egg whites. It’s used mostly in making meringue, frosting and royal icing.

WHAT DOES MERINGUE POWDER DO?

It is designed as a substitute for recipes that call for egg whites beaten to stiff peaks. It’s also used to stabilize frostings and other treats to prevent drooping.

HOW MUCH MERINGUE POWDER FOR ONE EGG WHITE?

Use 2 teaspoons of meringue powder and 2 tablespoons water to substitute 1 egg white.

We suggest not using meringue powder as a baking substitute for eggs in a recipe. If you’re making cake batter, brownies, cookies or breads, you’re better off using real eggs. Meringue powder is meant as a substitute for eggs that need to be beaten to stiff peaks. Because of this, some of the ingredients in meringue powder may actually prevent baked goods from turning out as planned.

Net weight: 4oz (113gm). 

Ingredients

Corn Starch, Egg Whites, Sugar, Gum Arabic, Calcium Sulphate, Citric Acid, Potassium Acid Tartrate, Artificial Flavour, Silicon Dioxide

Recipe

Royal Icing (Stiff Consistency)

  • 3 tablespoons Wilton Meringue Powder
  • 4 cups sifted confectioner's sugar
  • 5 tablespoons water

In large bowl, beat all ingredients at medium speed of standard mixer until icing forms peaks and loses its sheen, 7-10 minutes. If using a hand mixer, beat at high speed 10-12 minutes. If peaks are not forming, increase the mixer speed and continue to beat.

To prevent drying, cover the bowl with a damp cloth while working with icing.

Makes about 2 3/4 cups of icing.

Meringue Recipe

    • ¼ cup Cold Water
    • ⅓ cup Granulated Sugar
    • ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract 
    • 1 tablespoon meringue powder

    In a large bowl, combine meringue powder, water, vanilla and 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon of the sugar. Whip at high speed for 5 minutes.

    Gradually add the rest of the sugar and whip at high speed for 5 more minutes until meringue is stiff and dry.
    Bake and use according to your recipe.

Delivery

Decorating Supplies, Brownies & Cookies - Delivery is $9 for 1-3 day delivery anywhere in NZ. Free delivery for orders over $120. Enter code FD at checkout.

Cupcakes, Macarons, Keto Cups, Slices, Cupcake Jars and same day Wellington delivery is $18; Rush delivery (before 11.00am) is $35 for Lower Hutt or Wellington CBD ONLY. Please check with us if unsure. Kapiti or Rural Delivery is $45 (Mon-Fri only). Please specify if cupcakes are required by a particular time. There will be an additional charge to re-deliver if the recipient is not home and there is no safe place to leave the order

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Colleen Read

Very prompt service thankyou

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annie
Great stuff.

Easy, fast, makes excellent Royal Icing, and safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. Highly reccommend.

Thanks for the review!

If you love decorating roll-out cookies or piping flowers, chances are you’ve used meringue powder to make your icing. Meringue powder is a must for making royal icing, meringue cookies and stabilizing marshmallow or whipped cream frosting.

But how does it work? What’s the magic formula for using meringue powder in place of egg whites? Well, let’s crack into it!

WHAT IS MERINGUE POWDER?

Made mostly of dried egg whites, meringue powder is a baking substitute that you can use instead of raw egg whites. It’s used mostly in making meringue, frosting and royal icing.

WHAT DOES MERINGUE POWDER DO?

It is designed as a substitute for recipes that call for egg whites beaten to stiff peaks. It’s also used to stabilize frostings and other treats to prevent drooping.

HOW MUCH MERINGUE POWDER FOR ONE EGG WHITE?

Use 2 teaspoons of meringue powder and 2 tablespoons water to substitute 1 egg white.

We suggest not using meringue powder as a baking substitute for eggs in a recipe. If you’re making cake batter, brownies, cookies or breads, you’re better off using real eggs. Meringue powder is meant as a substitute for eggs that need to be beaten to stiff peaks. Because of this, some of the ingredients in meringue powder may actually prevent baked goods from turning out as planned.

Net weight: 4oz (113gm). 

Corn Starch, Egg Whites, Sugar, Gum Arabic, Calcium Sulphate, Citric Acid, Potassium Acid Tartrate, Artificial Flavour, Silicon Dioxide

Royal Icing (Stiff Consistency)

  • 3 tablespoons Wilton Meringue Powder
  • 4 cups sifted confectioner's sugar
  • 5 tablespoons water

In large bowl, beat all ingredients at medium speed of standard mixer until icing forms peaks and loses its sheen, 7-10 minutes. If using a hand mixer, beat at high speed 10-12 minutes. If peaks are not forming, increase the mixer speed and continue to beat.

To prevent drying, cover the bowl with a damp cloth while working with icing.

Makes about 2 3/4 cups of icing.

Meringue Recipe

    • ¼ cup Cold Water
    • ⅓ cup Granulated Sugar
    • ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract 
    • 1 tablespoon meringue powder

    In a large bowl, combine meringue powder, water, vanilla and 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon of the sugar. Whip at high speed for 5 minutes.

    Gradually add the rest of the sugar and whip at high speed for 5 more minutes until meringue is stiff and dry.
    Bake and use according to your recipe.