Quick meringue

    16 min

    If you have egg whites left over, these easy vanilla meringues are a good way to use them up.

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    Makes: 1 tray

    • 4 egg whites
    • 185g caster sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 pinch salt

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1min  ›  Ready in:16min 

    1. Preheat oven to 140 C / 120 C fan/ Gas 1-2.
    2. Put egg whites into clean mixing bowl. Whisk on medium setting while adding sugar bit by bit.
    3. Once sugar is added and while still whisking add salt and vanilla extract.
    4. Turn up whisking speed to full and whisk until stiff peaks.
    5. Line baking tray with grease proof paper. Use a few small dobs of the mixture to secure the grease proof paper to the tray.
    6. Using a clean spoon place dobs of mixture onto the tray.
    7. Place onto middle shelf of oven and bake for 1 hour.
    8. Remove from oven and carefully place onto a cooling rack. Let cool for a couple of hours.


    To make crispy meringue to crumble over ice cream, turn off the oven and leave meringues to cool in the oven, then proceed as described above.

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