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Almond Meringues

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Away from the Kitchen by Dawn Blume Hawkes
Recipe by Chef Gail Gand

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Almond Meringues

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Ingredients

  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Rain’s Choice pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients except the almonds in the bowl of a mixer fitted with a whip attachment, and whip on medium speed until frothy like a bubble bath, about 1 minute. Turn the mixer to high and continue whipping until the meringue becomes stiff and glossy, about 3 minutes.
  2. Store the meringues in an airtight container until ready to use.
  3. Using a rubber spatula, place large dollops of the meringue on a parchment-lined baking sheet, spaced 3 inches apart so they can expand as they bake.
  4. Sprinkle the meringues with sliced almonds and bake at 225?F for 2½ hours, until they are slightly browned and crisp on the outside but still chewy on the inside.

Notes

Makes 10–12 meringues

Chef’s note: Meringues will keep for up to three days.

Editors Note: This recipe can be used whenever you want to make meringues. However, it was designed to go with Baked Ricotta Custard with Cherries in Port Wine with Star Anise

 
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