Almond Meringues Recipe

Almond Meringues Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 12

2 egg whites
100 g/4 oz caster (superfine) sugar

100 g/4 oz ground almonds

A few drops of almond essence (extract)
12 almond halves to decorate

Method:

Whisk the egg whites until stiff. Add half the sugar and continue to whisk until the mixture forms stiff peaks. Fold in the remaining sugar, the ground almonds and the almond essence. Spoon the mixture into 12 rounds on a greased and lined baking (cookie) sheet and place an almond half on top of each one. Bake in a preheated oven at 130C/250F/gas mark 1/2 for 23 hours until crisp.

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