Does meringue powder go bad?

Answer Meringue powder is a dried product made of pasteurized eggs. It has a shelf life of up to two years if it is kept dry, and not contaminated with other ingredients. While it likely won't make you ... Read More »

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What is meringue powder used for?

Meringue powder is essentially dried egg whites and some corn starch. Once water is added, it can be beaten into a meringue. Meringue powder can also be added to icing to give it more texture and s... Read More »

How long does meringue powder last?

According to, meringue powder is a pasteurized egg product used to produce meringue for pies and desserts. Meringue powder has a shelf life of one to two years if kept in a dry, cool... Read More »

Can I substitute egg whites for meringue powder?

You cannot substitute egg whites for meringue powder in recipes because meringue powder also contains ingredients such as sugar, cream of tartar and cornstarch. However, meringue powder can replace... Read More »

Is cream of tartar the same as meringue powder?

Meringue powder, made from dehydrated egg whites, sugar, gum, cornstarch and flavorings, is an egg white substitute. Cream of tartar, which is harvested from wine casks after the fermentation proce... Read More »