- STEP 1
Place all the ingredients of the dough in a large bowl and mix well by hands. Put the dough in the fridge for half an hour.
- STEP 2
On a lightly floured surface roll out the pastry and place in the greased and floured baking tray.
- STEP 3
Poke with a fork and bake for 10-15 mins in preheated oven ( 180 C). Set aside to cool then brush with apricot jam. Reduce the oven temperature to 150 C.
- STEP 4
In a freestanding electric mixer whisk the egg whites for the filling and set aside.
- STEP 5
Mix the rest of the ingredients for the filling and then carefully fold the egg whites in.
- STEP 6
Spoon the filling over the pastry and bake for 25-30 mins. A cocktail stick inserted in the middle of the cake should come out clean.
- STEP 7
For the meringue in a freestanding electric mixer whisk the egg whites. When it's almost done, gradually add the caster sugar. The meringue should be silky and glossy. Spoon the meringue in a piping bag and criss-cross over the cake.
- STEP 8
In 200 C oven bake for 5 minutes or until it's golden on the top.