Mini Meringues

Mini Meringues

Party Pieces

Caroline Cowan from Brick House Farm now owns The Woolpack Hotel in Tenterden. She's a great cook and hostess so we asked her to puts together some mouthwatering morsels to kick start the winter party season with a culinary bang...

  • serves 20
  • preparation time 30 mins
  • cooking time approx 25 mins
  • 2 egg whites
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 120C.
  2. Put the egg whites in a large bowl and whisk until the meringue holds soft peaks
  3. Add the sugar a teaspoon at a time, whisking well after each addition. Continue whisking until the whites are stiff and glossy. Fold in vanilla extract.
  4. Using the tip of 2 teaspoons place small teaspoon-sized amounts of meringue on to a baking sheet about 2.5cm apart.
  5. Bake for approximately 25 minutes. Cool in the oven.
  6. Decorate with whipped double cream and fruit of your choice. We opted for fresh figs and clementines.
  • recipes Caroline Cowan
  • pictures David Merewether