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Microwave meringues in minutes

Microwave meringues in minutes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 5 minutes
  • Easy
  • Makes 6

Watch these effortless meringues quadruple in size as they cook in under two minutes

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 300g icing sugar
  • 1 lightly beaten egg white
  • whipped cream , to serve
  • tropical fruit , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Sift 300g of icing sugar over 1 lightly beaten egg white. Stir until the mixture is a thick, pliable icing and roll into balls. Line a plate with kitchen paper.

  • STEP 2

    Put 3 balls at a time on the plate and microwave them on high for 1½ mins – and watch, in amazement, as the balls balloon and puff into meringues.

  • STEP 3

    When they are cool, use the meringues in desserts. They’re perfect for sandwiching together with whipped cream and sliced tropical fruit.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2005

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