Liesl's infamous meringues

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Serves: 20

By MrsGrotBag



  • 170g caster sugar

  • 170g granulated sugar

  • 6 egg whites


  1. Preheat the oven to 160C/140C fan.
  2. Beat the egg whites until peaking well.
  3. Add the granulated sugar slowly while whisking and whisk until stiff and shiny.
  4. Fold in or briefly whisk caster sugar until just incorporated.
  5. Spoon tablespoons of the mixture onto parchment paper lined baking trays.
  6. Bake for a couple of hours until firm.
  7. Ease off the paper using a palette knife and allow to cool on wire rack. Serve with whipped cream.

Handy Hint

Can store in an air tight container for a couple of weeks but they won't last that long!!

Additional Information

  • Nut Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Low fat

  • Kids can help

  • Make Ahead

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  • MrsGrotBag 15/04/11 21:50

    They can come out either more or less chewy depending on how long you leave them in the oven for. Longer = less chewy. These really are amazing and very very easy and with none of this needing to dry out in the oven overnight malarky,