Meringue mousse base

Meringue mousse base

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins No cooking

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes enough for 1 mousse recipe

This is a simple French-style meringue, which should be used as a base for a variety of desserts and mousses

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
-
protein
-
carbs
-
fat
-
saturates
-
fibre
-
sugar
-
salt
-

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 25g caster sugar

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Method

  1. Ensure the mixer bowl and whisk attachment are clean and grease-free. Whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks, then whisk in a third of the sugar for about 30 secs.
  2. Add the remaining sugar in 2 batches until the meringue is glossy. Use within about 10 mins of making.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2005

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