Monday, 8 June 2015

Gingerbread meringues

Sweet little meringues flavoured with gingerbread spice and cocoa powder.  You can use your favourite piping nozzle to give them different shapes, then use them to decorate a cake or eat on their own. 

  • 4 egg whites
  • pinch of cream of tartar
  • 240g caster sugar
  • 1tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1tsp mixed spice 
Whisk the egg whites with a pinch of cream of tartar until medium peaks form.  Add the sugar gradually and whisk until its all dissolved.  

Whisk in cocoa powder and mixed spice, then pipe small meringues onto a lined baking sheet and sprinkle with more mixed spice. 

Bake at 150C for 60 minutes.


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