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PennyAuthorPenny
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add your favourite fruits , or even put some hazelnuts in the mix . Make individual meringue nests it’s up to you

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Yields1 Serving

 3 egg whites
 175g caster sugar ( use glden if you have it , heck even use granulated if that's all you have )
 400g fresh strawberries ( or raspberries or use kiwis and passion fruit , use your favourites
 600g whipping or double cream or use a mix of 400g mascarpone and 200g natural fromage frais
 1 tspn vanilla extract
 1 dessertspoon caster sugar

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Heat oven to 150C

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Line a baking tray with greaseproof

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Clean your mixing bowl with a wedge of lemon , this removes any grease

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Now put the egg whites into a bowl and whisk them , you want stiff peaks

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Gradually add in the sugar a tblspn at a time and whisk after each spoonful

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Spoon out about a 1/3 of the mix onto the lined baking tray , you want a sort of circle about 7" in diameter

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Now spoon blobs ( very technical ) of meringue on top all around the edge

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Use a skeet and swirl the tops of each blob

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Put it in the oven . Now turn the oven DOWN to 140C

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Leave for 1 hour

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Turn off the oven and leave your meringue in there until completely cold

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About an hour before serving prep your strawberries. Using about a 1/3 of the strawberries make a coulis

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to do this put 1/3 of the strawberries in a processor ( or bowl and use a hand blender) add the dessertspoon of sugar and whizz up

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Pass through a sieve to remove the pips

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Put the meringue on a plate

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Whisk the cream or mascarpone and fromage frais with the vanilla

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Pile it in the centre of the meringue

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Top with remaining fruit and drizzle over the coulis

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Toke small nests just put a cople of spoonfuls of meringue on baking tray for each one , swirl and cook as above

Ingredients

 3 egg whites
 175g caster sugar ( use glden if you have it , heck even use granulated if that's all you have )
 400g fresh strawberries ( or raspberries or use kiwis and passion fruit , use your favourites
 600g whipping or double cream or use a mix of 400g mascarpone and 200g natural fromage frais
 1 tspn vanilla extract
 1 dessertspoon caster sugar

Directions

1

Heat oven to 150C

2
3
4
5

Line a baking tray with greaseproof

6
7
8
9

Clean your mixing bowl with a wedge of lemon , this removes any grease

10
11
12
13

Now put the egg whites into a bowl and whisk them , you want stiff peaks

14
15
16
17

Gradually add in the sugar a tblspn at a time and whisk after each spoonful

18
19
20
21

Spoon out about a 1/3 of the mix onto the lined baking tray , you want a sort of circle about 7" in diameter

22
23
24
25

Now spoon blobs ( very technical ) of meringue on top all around the edge

26
27
28
29

Use a skeet and swirl the tops of each blob

30
31
32
33

Put it in the oven . Now turn the oven DOWN to 140C

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35
36
37

Leave for 1 hour

38
39
40
41

Turn off the oven and leave your meringue in there until completely cold

42
43
44
45

About an hour before serving prep your strawberries. Using about a 1/3 of the strawberries make a coulis

46
47
48
49

to do this put 1/3 of the strawberries in a processor ( or bowl and use a hand blender) add the dessertspoon of sugar and whizz up

50
51
52
53

Pass through a sieve to remove the pips

54
55
56
57

Put the meringue on a plate

58
59
60
61

Whisk the cream or mascarpone and fromage frais with the vanilla

62
63
64
65

Pile it in the centre of the meringue

66
67
68
69

Top with remaining fruit and drizzle over the coulis

70
71
72
73

Toke small nests just put a cople of spoonfuls of meringue on baking tray for each one , swirl and cook as above

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