Made from whipped egg whites and powdered sugar, meringues are light, airy and very sweet. Traditionally they are made with a number of egg whites however this recipe uses only 1 egg white, making these meringues relatively cheaper to make. Follow this easy recipe to make perfect meringues – or use it as a basis for other desserts such as pavlovas or lemon meringue pudding, or simply as a treat just on their own.
1 cup castor sugar (or plain white sugar)
1 tsp white vinegar
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp boiling water
1 egg white
1 tsp baking powder
- Mix all ingredients together except baking powder.
- Beat for 10-15 minutes until stiff and then fold in one teaspoon baking powder.
- Bake at 125°C for one hour, then let cool for one hour.