Hazelnut Meringues Recipe

Hazelnut Meringues Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 12

100 g/4 oz/1 cup hazelnuts
2 egg whites
100 g/4 oz caster (superfine) sugar
A few drops of vanilla essence (extract)

Method:

Reserve 12 nuts for decoration and crush the remainder. 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 hazelnuts and the vanilla essence. Spoon the mixture into 12 rounds on a greased and lined baking (cookie) sheet and place a reserved nut on the top of each one. Bake in a preheated oven at 130C/250F/gas mark 1/2 for 2-3 hours until crisp.

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