A question about a recipe: Best Boston Cream Pie

I have a question about the recipe "Best Boston Cream Pie" from Joanne Chang. Do you use 7 egg whites in this recipe, or 3?

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Mr_Vittles
Mr_Vittles June 8, 2013

3 egg whites, but 7 eggs total.

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za'atar June 9, 2013

I'm not sure if this is correct, but I ended up using 7 egg whites and it worked great.

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Pegeen
Pegeen June 9, 2013

I read it as 4 egg yolks and 7 egg whites.

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Joanne Chang
Joanne Chang June 18, 2013

correct! 4 egg yolks and 7 egg whites (so 4 whole eggs and 3 addl whites)

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