I bet you’ve heard about egg powder before. In fact, meringue powder consists of pasteurized dried egg whites transformed into powder. It is used in many recipes such as angel food cakes, meringue, frostings, and royal icing.
So, how long does meringue powder last? Well, even though there are many brands in the market of powdered meringues, it’s very important to differentiate the quality of the powder since there could be ingredients other than dried egg whites that can affect the shelf life of the product.
Some food commodities have a stable shelf life, such as meringue powder, and can last for months or even years. If you check the meringue powder packages, you will see that the expiration date is about 24 months after the date of preparation.
Drying was one of the first methods that man used for the preservation of food.Therefore, to preserve egg products properly, the storage instructions and expiration date indicated on the packaging must always be respected.Find out more tips and tricks in the link below.