Basic Meringues

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Basic Meringues
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Makes 12
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 Meringue can be used as a great base for desserts such as Pavlova.

  • 4 Egg whites
  • 100g Caster sugar
  • 100g Icing sugar
  • Step 1 Preheat the oven to 120ºC, and line tray with baking paper.
  • Step 2 Sift the sugars and set aside. Using a Russell Hobbs hand mixer, whisk the egg whites in the bowl on a medium to high speed until fairly stiff.
  • Step 3 Add half the sugar and continue whisking until smooth and stiff peaks have formed.
  • Step 4 Remove the bowl, and lightly fold in the remaining sugar with a metal spoon.
  • Step 5 Spoon or pipe the meringue mixture into 2cm deep circles.
  • Step 6 Cook on the lowest shelf of the oven for 1 1/2 hours. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Step 7 Top with berries, grated chocolate or whipped cream.
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