You should not beat egg yolks at high speed to start with


You should not beat egg yolks at high speed to start with
You should not start beating egg yolks and caster sugar at high speed, because this splashes drops of egg yolk against the sides of the bowl, which then go hard as they dry.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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Stage 1
You should not beat egg yolks at high speed to start with : Photo of step #1
To avoid this, you should start beating gently, without switching on your mixer, just stir it round. By doing this, you will break egg yolks and start to mix them with sugar.

Stage 2
You should not beat egg yolks at high speed to start with : Photo of step #2
Once this premix is done, you can switch on the mixer and beat as normal.

Don't forget that you should not leave egg yolks in sugar to wait any length of time.

Source

Home made.

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