Strawberry Mini Meringues

Strawberry Mini Meringues

With it being January, I’m trying to be healthy like many others, so what better to make than a batch of strawberry mini meringues. Those of you who ever go on Pinterest or follow American baking blogs will see that I have been inspired by the beautiful meringues made by Bakers Royale. I wish mine looked that good though!

Strawberry Mini Meringues

Mini meringues or meringue nests make great light desserts, whether on their own, or with fruit compote or chopped fruit, or with Greek yogurt. Of course you can pimp them up with lashings of whipped cream if you so desire too!

Strawberry Mini Meringues

At only 50 calories each, you can have a couple of these without guilt. They are so pretty to look at, you will be thinking of spring and summer and fresh fruit before you know it.

Strawberry Mini Meringues

They go down well with the children too, and would be perfect for a tea party alongside little cakes. Perhaps you could pair them with some marbledl mini cakes for another little treat.

Recipe and method:

The recipe and method I used was this recipe for Ultimate meringue from BBC Good Food. I used medium eggs instead of large, and slightly less (10 g) sugar. I also used strawberry milkshake icing sugar from Sugar and Crumbs.

Once the icing sugar has been folded in, I added a few squeezes of red gel colouring. This was gently swirled in but not so much it all turns pink.

I then simply used two dessertspoons to make the meringues and followed the rest of the recipe.

I will freeze some so I can have treats all month!

Linking up with Lucy at Supergolden Bakes and #CookBlogShare.

Also linking up with Stuart from Cakeyboi and Kat the Baking Explorer, and their monthly Treat Petite. This month Cakeyboi is hosting. The theme for January 2015 is healthy treats.



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My love of meringues knows no bounds. They are just so pretty to look at and so delicious to eat. I once tried to make no sugar meringues (replacing with Splenda) and they were an unmitigated disaster – like a failed science experiment! These look lovely Lucy – thanks for linking to #CookBlogShare

These are absolutely beautiful! I love the delicate pastel pink swirl!

These are the cutest looking little meringues, love the little swirls of colour. They would be great at a birthday party or baby shower!

I don’t know what I am doing wrong – probably it is my oven – but my meringues burnt! It was so sad as I’m not making another set of brownies to use the yolks in for awhile 🙁
I’m assuming it sounds like my oven was too hot?

Absolutely! I’ll give them another try – never say die, right?

These are gorgeous! I must admit that I’ve never managed to achieve the perfect swirly marble effect you demonstrate here – I just don’t know when to stop swirling, I guess. Maybe I’ll give it another go, inspired by these beautiful little treats!

Oh I could do with one of these right now! So pretty too!

They look perfect and super tempting.

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These are so sweet and beautiful!!
And who can resist eating them ?

These are just so cute – thanks for entering them into Treat Petite.