Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Brown Sugar Meringues

Brown Sugar Meringues - recipe from Martha Day cookbook.

Made 18-20 pcs.
115 gm fine brown sugar- original is light muscovado sugar
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon finely chopped walnuts(I replaced with almond flakes n semi sweet chocolate chips)

1. Line 2 baking trays with non stick baking paper. Press the sugar through a sieve.
2. Whisk the egg whites in a clean, dry bowl until very stiff n dry, whisk in the sugar 1 tablespoon at a time until the meringue is very thick n glossy .
3.Preheat oven to 160 deg celcius.
4. Spoon small mounds of the meringue on to prepared trays.
5 . Press a few almond flakes or semi sweet chocolate chips into the meringues. Or sprinkle the finely chopped walnuts on the meringues. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes on the baking trays then leave on a wire rack.
Keep inside an airtight container.

Egg whites beaten stiff n brown sugar

Beaten with sugar - till glossy stage

Spoon onto lined trays n press on almond flakes or choc chips or walnuts bits

Yummy meringues ready to eat!

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