Eating a meringue is a simple pleasure but they can also be easily jazzed up for any occassion.
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Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 129kcal


  • 2 egg whites
  • 125 g sugar granulated
  • Pinch cream of tartar


  • Separate eggs and put the whites in a grease-free bowl and whisk until doubled in size.
  • Add half the sugar and the cream of tartar and keep whisking until combined, white and thick. Whisk in the remaining sugar
  • Place into a piping bag and pipe small meringues onto greasproof paper
  • Place in a low oven and bake at 230-250°F/ 110-120°C /gas 1 for 50 minutes.


Add a squeeze of food coloring to make festive for special occasions, if desired.
I have written this as individual meringues but you can make large circles or rectangles and turn it in a cake with a filling or pavlova etc.


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 24mg | Sugar: 31g
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