Wednesday, May 21, 2008

BERRY MERINGUE


This time with leftover egg whites from another recipe, I have made Berry Meringues

I added a couple of teaspoons of Supercassis to each of the berry filled ramekins for the grownups!

A bag of frozen mixed berries always comes in very useful for rustling up some last minute muffins. Summer pudding and berry crumble are also very successful. Another quick favourite is a meringue nest filled with sweetened defrosted berries and topped with Greek yogurt. The list of possibilities from just one frozen bag of mixed berries is endless - definitely one of my freezer favourites.

MARIE CLAIRE SEASONAL KITCHEN BY MICHELE CRANSTON

ISBN 9781921259036 - Page 371


Serves: 6 people

You will need:

4 egg whites
230g caster sugar
1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract
500g frozen mixed berries
whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, to serve

1. Preheat the oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas2
2. Beat the egg whites using electric beaters until soft peaks form. Slowly add the sugar and beat until stiff and glossy. Beat in the vanilla.
3. Scatter the berries into a 25cm oval ovenproof dish or 150ml ramekins.
4. Spoon or pipe the meringue over the top. Bake the large meringue for 45 minutes and the ramekins for about 30 minutes, or until the meringue is golden and cooked through.
5. Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

13 comments :

Sylvie said...

What a great way to use up those leftover egg whites.

Trekkie said...

Stop it woman - I'm trying to lose weight!!!!!!!

Gloria said...

I dont know why but I love sooo the meringues, I may eat all this!! lovely Margaret.xxGloria

The Caked Crusader said...

That meringue looks amazing - I'm a sucker for anything that's been beautifully piped like that!

Maria said...

These are gorgeous and the perfect summer dessert!

Maria
x

Priscilla said...

Never really had meringue but I'd give this a shot! That berry sauce underneath looks wonderful!

Amanda at Little Foodies said...

They look beautiful. I love meringue.

Rosie said...

This looks amazing M!! That beautiful berry sauce and crisp meringue a match made in heaven :)

Rosie x

Margaret said...

Thank you for popping by and leaving comments. Mx

Antonia said...

What beautiful meringue! Such a perfect shape on top of those delicious berries.

MEDITERRANEAN KIWI said...

more delicious meringue and fruit, and yes, i would prefer ice-cream!

Anamika:The Sugarcrafter said...

dear margaret
just came out of the examination spell and wanted to say 'thank you' for the award you gave me. I am overwhelmed and as usual your yummy blog site drew me to you. Loved this quick chicken curry..very useful for working moms. Check my blog, i have something in store for you.

Jeanne said...

I am SO making this. Looks beautiful and perfect for impressing guests :)

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