Recipe: Mini Meringue Drops

MINI MERINGUE DROPS

These dainty little treat are seriously simple to make... just a few ingredients and they look great on a platter as they are or crumbled over ice cream. As Ben suggests... they look like Unicorn teardrops!?! :S

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 0.5 lemon
  • 1 drop red food colouring
whisk the egg whites

Step 1

Whisk The Egg Whites

In a clean bowl, and with the help of mixer if you have one, whisk up the egg whites until you have soft peaks. Pour in the sugar and continue to whisk until stiff glossy peaks are reached and the sugar has dissolved into the whites.

add lemon juice

Step 2

Add Lemon Juice

squeeze in the lemon juice, taking care to avoid any pips.

spoon into piping bag

Step 3

Spoon Into Piping Bag

brush the inside of a piping bag with the red food gel. spoon the meringue into the piping bag and snip of the end.

bake

Step 4

Bake

pipe small blobs onto a baking paper lined tray so that they peak at the top. bake in a preheated oven at 125ºC for 1 hour until crisp on the outside but still slightly gooey inside.

cool and serve

Step 5

Cool And Serve

allow to cool and serve scattered on a platter with chopped chocolate, pistachios and dried cranberries.

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