Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Recipe Roundup- pink Meringues

Recipe: super cute pink meringues
By Naomi from Hello Naomi 

makes approx 16
prep time 15 min
cooking time 1hr

4 large free range egg whites
1 cup of castor sugar
1 vanilla bean
rose pink food colouring (few drops)
rose water (approx 1 tsp) optional
icing sugar for dusting

  • pre heat oven to 90 deg C fan forced
  • line 2 trays with baking paper
  • in electric mixer beat egg whites on high until frothy
  • still on high gradually add all of the sugar 
  • keep beating until stiff peaks form 
  • mix in seeds from vanilla bean, colouring and rose water(optional)
  • spoon large dollops of the meringue onto the baking tray
  • use a palette knife to shape
  • bake at a low temp until they are have thick crust and are light to pick up (approx 1 hr) 
  • let them cool in the oven with temp off and door ajar 
to decorate- dust with icing sugar or to make mini pavlovas serve with cream, strawberries and passionfruit- yum!


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