Meringues

dessert


These are mainly for eating on their own. Good when sandwiched with whipped cream.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • Cream of tartar (wijnsteenzuur)
  • 1 cup of castor sugar
  • white vinegar
  • boiling water
  • baking powder

Method

1 egg white beaten for 5 minutes, with a pinch salt and cream of tartar. SLOWLY add 1 cup of castor sugar. Add 1 tsp white vinegar and 2 tbsp boiling water. KEEP BEATING. Fold in 1 tsp baking powder. Preheat oven to 120 C and when the meringues go in switch off. Leave for 2 hours (or do as mom does: go to sleep). Pipe meringues onto grease-proof paper.


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