Meringues with cherry jam

    2 hours 5 min

    Small bite-size meringues are sandwiched together with thick cherry jam for a gorgeous afternoon tea treat!

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    Serves: 6 

    • 3 egg whites
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour
    • 175g thick cherry jam

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr5min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 100 C / Gas 1/4.
    2. Whisk egg whites along with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form. Gradually add sugar, adding more only after it is dissolved.
    3. Beat until thick and glossy. When almost done, add the cornflour.
    4. Line a baking sheet tray with greaseproof paper. Using a spoon or a piping bag, place uniform meringues on the tray.
    5. Bake the meringues in the oven for 2 hours.
    6. Once the meringues are dry, take out of the oven and let cool. Cover each meringue with cherry jam and join two halves together.

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