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Meringue trifle

Recipe from: 6/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 6
Servings 6


  • 1
    small ginger loaf
  • 410
    pear halves
  • 80
    sweet wine
  • 250
    thick custard
  • 3
    medium eggs
  • 125
    castor sugar


Preheat oven to 180 ºC. Prepare 6 small ramekins or ovenproof dishes. Cut ginger loaf into cubes and place in ramekins. Pour sweet wine over. Place pear slices over ginger loaf slice, pour custard over pears and leave to soak for about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, separate the eggs and put egg whites into a clean bowl. Whisk until soft peaks form, gradually adding castor sugar. Continue whisking until stiff peaks form. Spoon over the custard and peak with the back of a spoon. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly golden. Serve immediately.

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