Fresh Berries in Meringue Nests

Fresh Berries in Meringue Nests

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 2 h
  • Cooling 2 h
  • Servings 6

These crisp nests of meringue, filled with swirls of double cream and fresh berries, will have your guests chirping with delight.

Featured in RICARDO Magazine (SPRING 2016)
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Ingredients

  • Meringue Nests

    • 1 tsp cornstarch
    • 1 tsp white vinegar
    • 2 egg whites, at room temperature
    • ½ cup (105 g) sugar
  • Berry Topping

    • 1 cup (125 g) fresh strawberries, quartered
    • ¾ cup (115 g) fresh blueberries
    • 1 tbsp icing sugar
    • ½ cup (125 ml) double cream (see note)

Preparation

  • Meringue Nests

  • Berry Topping

Note from Ricardo

Double cream has a fat content of 48% and can be found in certain grocery stores or gourmet markets. If unavailable, you may replace the double cream with whipped cream or Greek yogurt.

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