Have i done something wrong?

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  1. cherl889

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    What have i done wrong? Ive followed the oopsie recipe exactly. The egg whites wouldnt stiffen so much so that i could put the bowl over my head but it was peaking. They smell lovely but seem flatter than the photos ive seen on here.
     
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    Can't really help you babes... not keen on oopsies myself, don't remember them rising too much when I did them. xx
     
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    Thanks for replying anyway hun. Ive just tried one with a little cheese and salami in it and it was nice but i want some like everyone else :sigh:
     
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    mine did rise in the oven then went flat, slimmer than a slice of bread i would say :D
     
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    Mine were flat too Cheryl - maybe we're all sh*t cooks LOL :rotflmao:
     
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    i think it takes a lot of practice, the only time mine rised was when i accidently put baking powder in...whoops :) still pretty nice though and lighter then usual!
     
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    Might try that Freckles lol :D
     
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    Hmmm. Mine looked like an oopsie but was so thin and floppy. Vickys looked fantastic. Where is she when we need her?
     
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    NO BAKING POWDER Caz. :(
     
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    Don't we put baking powder in the MiMs though Jim? :confused:
     
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    hmm,

    well that's interesting, I assumed it would be Very High Crb, it's not

    just goes to show doesn't it, never assume

    Food Item: Baking Powder
    Food Quantity: 1 tsp
    Carbs: 1.3g
    Dietary Fiber: 0g
    Net Carbs: 1.3g
     
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    How much do you put in? Im really liking the taste but they are too floppy to put anything in.
     
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    You got to get a good whisker and a good pinch of the cream of tartar. mine rose then flopped. get whisking girls :) loads of air in there!
     
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    Mine also stuck to the tray :( think i'll remember to grease the tray next time or use some greaseproof paper
     
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    I used greaseproof babe :D
     
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    Doh!
     
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    i only opened it to turn the tray round as some were cooking quicker than others. Still floppy though. Lol
     
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    Lol. whisk whisk and more whisk (electric one though :D) how many eggs you use?
     
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    I used 8 like the recipe said. Im just a terrible cook i think
     
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