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How to beat egg whites


How to beat egg whites


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DIFFICULTY
Easy

Beaten or whipped egg whites are used in bring lightness and softness to various recipes.




Ingredients for 4 people


egg whites


Preparation

1
Place the egg whites in a bowl with high edges, preferably made of copper and not plastic.

2
Make sure that there is no egg yolk in the bowl, otherwise the whites will not mount properly.

3
Add a pinch of salt to the egg whites to help the process. Begin beating the whites using an electric whisk, gradually increasing the speed.

4
If you are whisking by hand, use a circular motion, working from the center outwards. The goal of this process is the incorporate as much air as possible into the whites by working briskly at a constant speed.

5
Continue beating until when you lift the whisk, the mixture on the end is soft, voluminous and smooth. Beaten egg whites can increase up to 8 times from their original volume.

6
Be careful not to over beat them, causing a granular consistence. Once beaten, the egg whites should be used immediately.


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