Meringue Nests



  • 2 egg whites
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 250mls cream, whipped
  • 150g berries of your choice e.g. strawberries, raspberries, blueberries


Step 1

Preheat your oven to 150°C (300°F), Gas Mark 2. Line 2 baking sheets with baking parchment or else the meringues will stick.

Step 2

Check that your bowl is really clean and has no trace of grease. Add in the egg whites and whisk at full speed until stiff. Add the sugar in spoonfuls. Pipe or spoon on to the baking sheets in 1½-2 inch circles. Place in the oven and cook for 10 minutes then turn the oven down to 100°C (225°F), Gas Mark ¼ and cook for an hour.

Step 3

Remove from the oven and allow to cool before topping with a spoonful of whipped cream and fruit.

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