Culture Street

Kids and adults love making, cooking and eating these. They’re great for a
lovely lunch day!

Makes 8

Ingredients
4 egg whites
220 g (7¾ oz/1 cup) caster
(superfine) sugar
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon cornflour (cornstarch)
2 teaspoons rose syrup (see Note)
1 tablespoon hot water
¼ teaspoon natural vanilla extract
200 ml (7 fl oz) thickened
(whipping) cream, whipped,to serve
fresh raspberries, to serve
icing (confectioners’) sugar (optional), to serve

Method
Preheat the oven to 120°C (235°F/Gas ½ ) and arrange an oven rack on the middle shelf. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.

Whisk the egg whites, sugar, vinegar, cornflour, rose syrup, hot water and vanilla extract together using an electric mixer on high speed for 10 minutes, or until the mixture is stiff and glossy.

Spoon onto the prepared tray to make eight meringue nests, about 6–8 cm (2½–3¼ inches) in diameter.

Bake for 40 minutes, then turn the oven off and allow the meringues to cool in the oven.
They should be crunchy on the outside and like marshmallow on the inside.

To serve, top the meringues with the whipped cream and raspberries, and dust with a little icing sugar, if you like. You can always start the diet tomorrow!

Note: Rose syrup is available from continental delicatessens.

Recipe and images from Eat In by Anna Gare, published by Murdoch books, $39.99.

You Might Also Like

Food

Eight terrific books for the foodie

Eight books your foodie friend will thank you for.

On December 22, 2015

Food

Recipe: Nori-crusted salmon

I’m a huge salmon lover, so I’m always looking for new ways to prepare and serve it. Here I’ve teamed it with nori, and its salty sea flavour works perfectly...

On January 27, 2017
 

Food

Jamie Oliver is Bringing Christmas Together

This time of year the Christmas commercials begin appearing on our TV screens. One of the main focuses of the festive season is food. Woolworths has partnered with chef Jamie...

On November 17, 2013

Food

Anna Gare's Banana Toffee Tart

Serves 8

On October 17, 2013

Books

Interview: Amie Harper on the benefits of healthy eating in the early years

Amie Harper has always been passionate about preparing and sharing delicious, nutritious meals among family and friends. With the exciting arrival of her first child, she turned her attention to...

On April 7, 2017
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2018 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au