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Yuletide meringue

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

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5.0 (1 votes)

Posted by: Rhona
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Cuisine

French

Time

30 - 60 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

6

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You will need

IngredientAdd
110g caster sugar Available only in our Broughton Street shop More products
fruit of choice
75g ground hazelnuts (pls grind)

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40g polenta

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3 large egg whites Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
1 tsp salt

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

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Method

  • 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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