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For a smoother cup of tea or coffee
With the robust and versatile XL1500 Food Processor
Grilled to perfection with our contact toaster
Snowy white and crisp, meringues are always popular at tea time
or in a large variety of desserts.
Sandwich small ones together with whipped Double Cream, or Brandy
Cream or crush and fold in some whipped cream, place in glasses,
top with berries, or a fruit fool, and trickle a fruit sauce over
You will need two small baking trays lined with baking
Preheat oven to 150C/300F/M2.
Put the sugar in a measuring (or similar shaped) jug for easy
Before you begin to whisk the whites, add the cream of tartar,
lemon juice and salt.
When the whites are foamy and bubbly, add half the sugar, pouring
in a steady stream but not taking too long, while continuing to
whisk to firm peak stage.
Gradually fold in the rest of the sugar with a spatula.
Using two spoons, drop the mix in small, equal sized balls onto the
Dip your finger in cold water and smooth down any little tails
which might otherwise darken in the oven.
Bake for 15 minutes on a low shelf. Before the meringues colour,
open the oven door and turn off the heat.
After 10 minutes, shut the door, turn the oven on to 50C/150F/LOW
to dry them out for an hour. Turn off and leave in
the oven for 3-4 hours.
Peel meringues off the paper. If they are stuck rub them gently
beneath the paper with a damp cloth - this will release them.
Store in an airtight tin, where they will keep for months.