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vickie737 is asking: (1 answer)
How do you turn egg whites into egg white powder that is edible for future use?

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Last updated: Jan. 26, 2013 7:59 am
Posted: Jan. 25, 2013 2:19 pm
 
Answered by: Cazuela
Jan. 25, 2013 2:53 pm
I don't think that's easily done in a home kitchen. I googled it, and I'm not coming up with anything useful. But it's an interesting question!
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ConkyJoe
Jan. 25, 2013 2:57 pm
http://www.tacticalintelligence.net/blog/how-to-make-powdered-eggs.htm
 
Cazuela
Jan. 25, 2013 4:33 pm
I saw that too, Conky Joe, but I didn't find anything on drying just the whites, did you?
 
ConkyJoe
Jan. 25, 2013 5:27 pm
Hi Cazuela . . . I think the process described in this article would work just as well for egg whites as using the whole egg. I found numerous articles when dehydrator was included in the search (e.g., How to make egg white powder using a dehydrator). I’ve never done it, and read mixed results from near failure to satisfied with result which makes me think it’s tricky. There is also some food safety issues that anyone contemplating a try at this should consider. Another read . . . http://www.ehow.com/how_8177957_dehydrate-powder-eggs.html (again whole egg is used but just separate yolk if wanting egg white powder).
 
Jan. 26, 2013 7:59 am
Things made commercially using an industrial process may not be easily duplicated at home. Some website talk about cooking the eggs in a vacuum which the home cook wouldn't have available to them. I think this is one item that would be more practical to purchase the powder from the store then try to make your own.
 
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