WTF Fun Fact – Egg White Mortar & Egg Yolk Dessert

Filipino churches built during Spain’s colonial period used millions of egg whites in the mortar to make it more durable. This is also why Filipino desserts often use lots of egg yolks – many were developed to use up all the extra yolks from construction projects. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: How Building Churches Out of Egg Whites Transformed Filipino Desserts – Gastro Obscura (

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