March 13, 2014

Meringue

Homemade meringues are easier to make than it looks like!

servings: 60
time: 45 minutes

Ingredients
1 cup egg whites
2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

Directions
1 - Put the ingredients in a saucepan and stir until it begins to boil.
2 - Turn off the heat and transfer the eggs to the mixer, beating until very consistent, firm and shiny (like snow eggs).
3 - Using a pastry bag (or a plastic with a small hole at the tip), make meringues on a cookie sheet and bake in medium heat (300° F).
4 - Bake for approximately 20-25 minutes

Tips and Options
Here is a very easy and delicious idea to use the meringue. In a serving bowl, combine chopped strawberries and other berries, whipped cream and meringues pieces (break with your hands).

Original recipe (in Portuguese): Suspiro.

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