8 Treats That Use Up Extra Egg Whites

When you make a custard or creamy cake using only egg yolks , you don't have to pour the extra egg whites down the drain. You can make these recipes using egg whites to avoid food waste (and treat yourself to a tasty dessert)!

8 delicious recipes using egg whites

1. Meringue

Orange meringue kisses via Bluprint instructor Gale Gand

They look (and taste!) fancy, but meringues are actually simple to make. With a little attention to detail, you can achieve those perfect peaks and bake melt-in-your-mouth meringue.

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2. Angel Food Cake

It's egg whites that make angel food cake so light and fluffy. This recipe uses a whole dozen of them for a lofty, delicious cake.

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3. Fruit Soufflés

Traditional soufflés get their structure, rise and rich flavor from egg yolks, but this one changes the game by subbing egg whites, making a typically indulgent dessert completely fat free.

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4. Candy Buttons

Did you know you can make this candy store favorite at home? The best part is you probably have everything you need in your pantry: powdered sugar, egg whites, vanilla and food coloring.

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5. Coconut Macaroons

Just five ingredients come together to make classic macaroons that are crispy on the outside but tender on the inside.

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6. Almond Macaroons

If you're not a fan of coconut, you can still try making macaroons! This recipe uses almonds instead, resulting in a nutty, amaretto-like flavor.

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7. Tuile Cookies

These French delicacies are a tasty baking challenge. After baking a thin batter, you'll roll up the lacy cookies and dust them with powdered sugar.

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8. Quick Frosting

This fluffy frosting — called "seven-minute" frosting due to its mixing time — is the perfect topping for cakes, cupcakes and cookies.

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October 29, 2016
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