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Old 02-09-2009, 03:09 PM   #1
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sugar syrup woozing out from meringue

This was my first time making meringue. The sugary syrup has woozed out more and more from the pores of meringue ever since I finished baking. Is it normal?

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Old 02-09-2009, 03:18 PM   #2
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What recipe are you using? There was no syrup in the recipe I've used.
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:24 PM   #3
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Oh, I did not syrup. I use confectioner sugar slowly adding to the egg white while beating. The sugar syrup woozing out is from the sugar I used, I gues
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:27 PM   #4
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The next time I make a meringue will be my third (mess) time. I think I know what chueh is talking about however..I've seen these little beads of syrup(?) bead up on top of meringues before...I'm thinking a few might be "normal" but I dunno. Is this what you are talking about Miss Chueh????
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:30 PM   #5
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Yes, yes, yes indeed, the "beads of syrup," Mr.Uncle Bob.
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:37 PM   #6
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Yes, yes, yes indeed, the "beads of syrup," Mr.Uncle Bob.
Well then -- just hold your horses.. don't run off ---.Somebody will come along and clue us both in...The only thing I know about the little devils is...They taste good!!
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:44 PM   #7
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The only thing I can think is that it was not baked long enough.
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:44 PM   #8
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I think it has something to do with humidity.. I don't know if there is anything you can do about it.
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:53 PM   #9
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Well I just read a bit in one of Miss Shirley Corriher books...She says the 'beading' is caused not by humidity or fast cooking, but over cooking...After that it gets a little complicated...but in a nut-shell that's the answer....What kind of pie was it Miss Chueh????
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Old 02-09-2009, 04:03 PM   #10
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Dem beads taste pretty good. My wife doesn't put any sugar in her meringue because we think the lemon or lime custard is sweet enough but the meringue still weeps.
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