Find your recipes and restaurants here
 
 

Homemade marshmallow eggs


Homemade Marshmallow Eggs

Ingredients 9
Servings 12
Time 30 min

Ingredients

  • 12
    hollow chocolate eggs
  • For the marshmallow egg white:
  • 3/4
    cup
    castor sugar
  • 1/4
    cup
    water
  • 3
    egg whites
  • pinch
    salt
  • For the 'yolk'
  • 2
    cup
    mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4
    cup
    granadilla pulp, strained and seeds removed
 

Method

 

Dip a paring knife in boiling water, then wipe dry before carefully slicing off the top third of the hollow chocolate egg. Place the cut eggs into egg cups, cut side up. In a saucepan, place the Castor sugar and water over medium heat and stir until dissolved.

Bring to the boil, brushing any sugar crystals that form on the side of the pan with a wet pastry brush until the syrup reaches 115C. DO NOT stir the syrup once it starts boiling. In a clean metal bowl, whisk the eggs with the pinch of salt until soft peak stage using an electric whisk. While whisking, pour in the syrup in a steady stream. Continue to whisk until the meringue is cool to the touch. Puree together mango and granadilla pulp. Pipe the meringue into the hollow chocolate eggs.

Top with a teaspoonful of fruit puree to make the “yolk”. Serve with shortbread biscuits on the side as dippers.

This recipe was published with permission by Zola Nene. 

 

 

NEXT ON FOOD24X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.