February 11, 2010

Gluten Free Meringues for Valentine's Day

Yes, it's that crazy time of year again; red roses, jewellery, walks along the beach, breakfast in bed, love, it is just all around!


Gluten Free Meringues for Valentine's Day

2 egg whites
100g castor sugar
1-2drops red food colouring

Preheat oven to 150degrees Celsius. Line two trays with baking paper.
With stand or hand mixer beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add a spoonful of sugar and beat for 15 seconds or so. Continue with spoonfuls of sugar until all is incorporated. Add food colouring. Beat for a further 30seconds or so, scraping sides intermittently until the mixture looks very thick and shiny.
Carefully scoop half of the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a round 2.5cm nozzle. Pipe heart shapes onto paper. Bake in oven for 45-60 minutes. 45 minutes will give you a chewier meringue whilst 60 minutes will give you a dry, crisp meringue.

5 comments:

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  2. I am so in love with this photo!

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  3. Thanks for the links Eric!
    Hilary - I'm glad you like the photo, meringues are tricky to shoot!

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  4. I don't know which looks more delicious the meringues or the pictures of the meringues.

    Absolutely lovely!

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