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Yuletide meringue

Hazelnuts and polenta make this meringue stand out from the rest. Wheat and gluten free.

Customer Rating:
5.0 (1 votes)

Posted by: Rhona




30 - 60 mins

Skill Level




Courses etc.


You will need

110g caster sugar More products
fruit of choice
75g ground hazelnuts (pls grind) More products
40g polenta More products
3 large egg whites

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1 tsp salt More products
175ml double or whipping cream Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products

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  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees cel or gas 4.
  • Line base of two 18cm sandwich tins with rounds of parchment paper.
  • Beat egg whites with salt until firm, then add 75g of sugar and beat again.
  • In a separate bowl mix the remaining sugar with the ground hazelnuts and polenta then fold this mixture into the egg whites.
  • Divide the mixture evenly between the tins and smooth the tops.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 - 30 mins until crisp and golden.
  • Turn the meringues out of the tins carefully and cool on a wire rack.
  • When the meringues are cold sandwich them together using the whipped cream and fruit.
  • Decorate the top with cream and fruit and your preferred choice of chocolate curls.

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Caster Sugar ORGANIC
Billington's (500g)
Medium Maize Meal Polenta Vegan
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Fine Sea Salt
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Whole Hazelnuts ORGANIC
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