Meringue nests

Recipe from: 9/14/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 9
Servings 20


  • 6
    extra-;large eggs separated
  • 5
    cream of tartar
  • 250
    castor sugar
  • 500
  • 380
    Nestlé Caramel Treat
  • 115
    granadilla pulp
  • fresh strawberries, kiwi fruit or other berries for decoration


Preheat the oven to 100 -C and lightly dust a baking sheet with cornflour. Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Add the cream of tartar and beat in the castor sugar by the spoonful, beating well after each addition. Beat until the mixture is stiff and glossy. Spoon the meringue mixture into a piping bag and pipe meringue nests on the baking sheet. Lower the temperature and place in a cool oven (60-80 °C) overnight to dry out. Set aside to cool. Keep in an airtight container until needed. Whip the cream until stiff, add three quarters of the can of condensed milk and beat well. Chill until set. Spoon a teaspoonful of the remaining condensed milk into the bottom of each meringue nest. Fill a piping bag with the cream and caramel mixture and fill the meringue nests with it. Decorate with the granadilla pulp and fresh fruit. Serve immediately.

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