Basic Meringues Recipe

Basic Meringues Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 6-8

2 egg whites
100g/4 oz/14 cup caster (superfine) sugar

Method:

Whisk the egg whites in a clean, grease-free bowl until they begin to form soft peaks. Add half the sugar and continue to whisk until the mixture stands in stiff peaks. Lightly fold in the remaining sugar using a metal spoon. Line a baking (cookie) sheet with baking parchment and place 68 mounds of meringue on the sheet. Dry the meringues at the lowest possible setting in the oven for 23 hours. Cool on a wire rack.

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