Cherry Meringue

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cherry meringue


if you want something sweet but light then a meringue is a good choice. I much prefer soft meringue to the hard chewy version, and it is a treat when it soaks up all the fruit juices.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes
Makes: 2 servings

Ingredients
200g frozen cherries
4 eggs
2 tbsp Truvia sweetener (or 100g caster sugar)
3 tbsp water
1tsp icing sugar.

Method
Pre-heat the oven to 150༠C/130 ༠C fan/250 ༠F/ Gas.



cherry meringue


Separate the eggs and whisk them to soft peaks.
Add the sweetener/sugar and continue whisking until it reaches stiff peaks.



cherry meringue


Put the meringue in a piping bag and pipe a swirling circle that rises into a small pyramid.



cherry meringue


Bake in the oven.



cherry meringue, cherry compote


Heat the cherries in a saucepan with the water and stir occasionally until it turns into a thick compote.



cherry meringue, cherry compote


Pour the compote on top of the meringue and sprinkle with icing sugar.

Categories
#Cherries
#Cherry
#Meringue
#Dessert
#Light
#Summer
 
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