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Perfect Vanilla Meringues

Perfect Vanilla Meringues

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  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 & 1/4 cups caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • fresh berries of your choice to serve
  • whipped cream, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 120 degrees Celsius
  2. Beat egg whites with electric mixer until soft peaks form
  3. Beat in sugar a little at a time
  4. Stir cornflour into mixture, then fold through vinegar and vanilla extract
  5. Take 1/3 cup mixture and shape into a small round.
  6. Place onto greased and lined baking tray. Repeat with remaining mixture
  7. Place trays in oven and bake for 45 minutes. Turn oven off and allow meringues to cool in oven
  8. Serve with fresh berries and a dollop of whipped cream



For more delicious Meringue recipes be sure to check out Mitch Orr's Italian Meringue Marshmallow recipe or Manu Feildel's Bombe Alaska recipe.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving size 6g
  • Energy 73kJ 17kcal
  • Protein 0.2g
  • Carbs (total) 4g
  • Carbs (sugar) 3.9g
  • Sodium 4mg

All nutrition values are per serve.

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