Large, uneven air bubbles
Begins to Hold Shape
Air bubbles are fine and compact (color is now white)
Tips of peaks fall over as wire mixing whip is removed.
Sharp peaks from where the wire mixing whip is removed, but whites are actually soft.
Stiff, But Not Dry
Sharp, stiff peaks form when wire mixing whip is removed. Whites are uniform in color and glisten.
Stiff and Dry
Sharp, stiff peaks form when wire mixing whip is removed. Whites are speckled and dull in appearance.
Make sure eggs are room temperature. Also, ensure that the mixing bowl is clean and dry.