Colored meringues: the recipe for delicious sweets with a gradient effect

ingredients
  • Egg whites
    100 grams
    • 43 kcal

  • Granulated sugar
    200 grams
    • 600 kcal

  • Two-color gel food coloring


    to taste

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the colored meringues they are gods treaty delicious and irresistible, made with classic French meringues, egg whites and sugar, to which we will add some food coloring. In our preparation we used pink and purple dye, but you can choose the colors you prefer, in order to achieve unique shades that will also appeal to children. When ready, serve these colorful clouds as dessert or prepare them for a birthday buffet, to decorate ice creams, desserts and cakes, such as cream pies, delicious and scenographic.

For the preparation used very fresh eggs it is at ambient temperature. Also when Separate the yellows from the whites, beware that there are no traces of yellow, otherwise the egg whites will not rise.

To obtain foolproof meringues, it is important that in the oven moisture does not form: for this you prefer to cook in ventilated oven. If you use the static, as soon as condensation forms, continue cooking by opening the door slightly using a wooden spoon. It is also important do not exceed 100 ° C, otherwise the meringues might crack.

How to prepare colorful meringues

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Mix the egg whites with the sugar in a steel bowl using a spatula (1). Put the bowl on a pot of water, bring to the boil and stir until the mixture becomes smooth and free of lumps (2). Then mix with a blender (3).

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Mix until the meringue has risen to perfection (4). Turn the pastry bag over and place it around a jar (5). Brush a few strokes with food coloring using a small brush, alternating the two colors (6).

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Turn the pocket bag in the right direction and fill it with meringue (7). Stick the baking paper on the mold with a little cream and form your meringues with the pocket bag (8). Bake at 100 ° C for 40 minutes. Once ready, let them cool. Your colorful meringues are ready to be served (9).

storage

You can save the colored meringues for 7-8 days inside a tin can or airtight container.

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