Hard Meringues

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 6 - egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/2 ml (1/8 tsp) - cream of tartar
  • 500 ml (2 cups) - sugar
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) - vanilla extract
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) - white vinegar

How to Make Hard Meringues

  • Preheat oven to 140 C(275 F). Grease 2 baking sheets.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer until foamy.
  • Add cream of tartar and continue beating until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually add sugar, 30 ml (2 tbsp) at a time, beating constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add vanilla, vinegar and beat until whites are very stiff and shiny, about 10 minutes more.
  • Place about 125 ml (1/2 cup) meringue on baking sheet.
  • Using your hands, pull the meringue into a peak.
  • Smooth the sides and repeat with remaining meringue.
  • Alternatively, pipe meringue onto baking sheet using a pastry bag.
  • Bake until meringues are lightly browned, for about 45 minutes.
  • Cool completely on wire racks.