Originally Posted by UnwritteN223
I finally made the crab cakes last night and they were AH-MAZ-ING! Thanks so much for the recipe!
My only problem was the homemade mayo. It didn't effect the crab cakes at all, but my mayo was runny, not creamy like real mayo. It definately had more of a liquid consistency. I think the recipe said one large egg white so I just used one serving of the egg beater egg whites which was, I believe, three tablespoons. Any idea what could have gone wrong? More or less of the egg whites maybe?
i have made the homemade mayo several times now, and i think mine is not as creamy when i don't use room temp. eggs. however, after putting it in the fridge it because more firm overnight and kept good for more than a week.
it's funny, sometimes my mayo is thick and creamy and sometimes it is more runny. i can't figure it out either!! thats the only thing i can think of, was the 2 times is was less creamy and thick was when i use cold eggs right from the fridge...hope that helps a little
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR LOVELY COMMENTS