Meringues Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Meringues

Carole Davis

By
@rodeo1mom

My mother in-law served this every Christmas with your choice of ice cream and homemade chocolate sauce. These never fail.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:

 Be the First

Comments:

Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

8 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6
extra large egg whites at room temperature
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar increase to 1/2 if air temperature is humid
1 dash(es)
kosher salt
1 1.2 c
granulated sugar divided
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

CHOCOLATE SAUCE

2
squares of bittersweet or semi-sweet baking chocolate
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c
toasted blanched almonds(optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1. Preheat oven to 200*F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
2
2. Use an electric or a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, beat the egg whites, cream of tartar and a large pinch of salt on medium speed until frothy. Add 1 cup of sugar and raise the speed to high until eggs form very stiff peaks. Whisk in the vanilla and fold in the remaining sugar.
3
3. Take large spoon and drop large 3" circle of mixture, press down center to form a well. Bake for 2 hours or until the meringues are dry and crisp but not browned. Turn off the heat and allow the meringues to sit in the oven for 4 hours or overnight.
4
Chocolate Sauce
5
Pour condensed milk and chocolate into a double boiler with the water boiling. This can be done in a saucepan just watch is carefully. If desired add 1/2 cup of toasted, blanched almonds if desired. This may be store and reconstituted with a few tablespoons of water over low heat.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: French