image

image

MY COOKBOOK

MY COOKBOOK
Click on the Cookbook for the Recipes

Figyelem

Felvételeim nyilvános publikálása engedély nélkül nem használhatók.

14.2.16

MERINGUE CUPS WITH FRESH FRUIT


We made 8 of these last Christmas, Olivia and I. What I really wanted of course was a bit of cream with fresh fruit. Here they are in refined form. Just a few bites of sweet heaven. Yes you can have it with chocolate just don’t touch mine. Happy Valentines Day. I love you. 


Meringue Cups With Fresh Fruit [no chocolate]

Meringue Cups:
3 egg whites
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
3/4 cup sugar

Fillings:
1-1/2 to 2 cups whipping cream
1 Tbsp sugar
sliced fresh fruit

  • Set the oven to 275F.
  • Draw 16 circles on a sheet of parchment paper.
  • Place the parchment paper on a large cookie sheet upside down. 
  • Beat the egg whites, vanilla and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft peaks form. Slowly beat in the sugar, 1 Tbsp at a time.
  • Switch to high speed and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Assemble the piping apparatus using a large piping bag with a size 12 round tip. 
  • Fill the piping bag with the meringue mixture and pipe sixteen 3-in meringue cups.
  • To form the cups, begin to pipe from the center of the pre-drawn circles, going around until the circle is covered. Without lifting the tip, go around the perimeter of the circle 3 times.
  • Bake the meringue cups in the preheated oven for 40 minutes or until a slight browning appears around the perimeter. Keep an eye on the meringues; they should remain white.
  • Turn off the oven and do not open door for 1/2 hour.
  • Open the oven door slightly and leave the meringues to dry for another 1/2 hour.
  • Remove meringues from the oven.
  • Beat the whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  • Add 1 Tbsp sugar and beat to stiff peaks.
  • To fill the meringue cups with sweetened whipped cream give it one squirt with a very large star tip.
  • Place a slice of fresh fruit in the middle and serve.
  • Keep the leftover meringue cups in a Tupperware container. They will last for a couple of days provided the fruit used does not brown.
  • Makes 16 meringue cups.



6 comments:

  1. Oh Zsuzsa, these look so pretty! xx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. to tell you the truth Lizzy, this was not my first try.

      Delete
  2. Beautiful little cups.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Well these are new for me. Have ever had anything like them. They look so light and yummy!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. They are so yummy. I can hardly wait for the strawberries.

      Delete

Translate

me

My photo
I began to post recipes for my family and it turned out to be a work in progress. "zsuzsa is in the kitchen" has over 900 recipes of Hungarian and international recipes. My recipes are organized into a cookbook format. On top of the page click on the cookbook to get access to all my recipes. If I ever figure out how to add a printer friendly gadget I will add it. In the meantime feel free to cut and paste. Happy cooking!

Archived Recipes

All my previous posts are listed and organized into a cookbook. Click on the cookbook with the wooden spoon image on the upper left corner to access over 900 recipes. You may click on the archive below, but it can take a long time to load.