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How should I store leftover egg yolks? Have I done this wrong?

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cherryboomboom Sun 23-Sep-12 22:19:39

warning this post is as dull as dish water wink

I made meringues yesterday (sat). I had 3 yolks left over and 1 whole egg as i broke the yolk. I put them in a bowl, covered with clingfilm & put in the fridge thinking that this would be ok. But I have just looked at them and I am now not sure. The unbroken 3 yolks have all got a white spot on them and they look like they may be drying out even though there is a whole mixed egg in with them.

Do you think they are ok? & how should I have stored them?

CogitoErgoSometimes Mon 24-Sep-12 13:16:03

They'll be fine if you've kept them covered and chilled. Use them up today in scrambled eggs or something.

CointreauVersial Mon 24-Sep-12 13:17:56

They will be perfectly OK, but use them soon. Bake a nice cake!

ShirtyKnot Mon 24-Sep-12 13:19:06

I freeze leftover yolks.

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