Eton Mess That Will Change Your Life

Ingredients

recipe
6 eggwhites
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 cup of frozen berries of your choice
1/2 cup caster sugar
thickened cream for whipping

Preparation

1
Preheat over to 200 C. line baking tray with baking paper. dust cornflour on the surface of the baking paper
2
Using an electric mixer, beat eggwhites and cream of tartar in a large bowl until soft peaks form. add sugar, gradually, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating constantly until thick and glossy. the volume of the eggwhites will double during this stage. fold through vanilla and vinegar.
3
Spoon meringue onto baking paper. reduce over to 100 C. Bake for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until dry and crisp. turn off oven and open over door. cool completely in oven.
4
To make the coulis, use any berries you wish. i use frozen raspberries, about a cup, with 1/2 cup of sugar. slowly simmer till berries desolve. allow to cool.
5
Whip cream till soft peaks form.
6
Pull apart meringue and arrange in servining dish. gently fold in half the whipped cream. drizzle 3/4 of the coulis and add the rest of the cream. gently fold to combined. serve up with extra coulis and fresh berries

Yield:

4 to 6 - makes about 16 apple rings.

Added:

October 4, 2010

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