mary berry meringue wreath recipe

meringue wreath recipe

Basic Ingredients for meringue wreath recipe

  • Three egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • One tsp imitation coconut extract
  • Two and three drops of green food coloring
  • Fresh fruit (use fruit with bright colors)
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Green Grapes
  • Kiwi
  • Star Fruit

How to make meringue wreath recipe

  • Preheat oven to 220 degrees F. Now Line two large, heavy baking sheets with parchment. Now medium speed beat the egg whites in a large, dry, and clean metal bowl until they become foamy.
  • Use a metal bowl. A cream of tartar can be added. Now turn the speed up to high, and beat until you get soft peaks.
  • Beat until stiff peaks are formed by adding 1 tablespoon of sugar at a time. It might take up to 5 minutes.
  • Now Mix in 2-3 drops of green food coloring and coconut extract. Mix until the coloring is well combined.
  • After this, Put the meringue in a pastry bag with a star tip.
  • Place meringue in the center of 3-4 inch circles on a baking sheet.
  • Optional: You can use a pastry bag to make a meringue bowl/circle of 3-4 inches. Instead, you can use two spoons.
  • Now Bake at 225°F for 1 1/2 to 2 hrs or until the meringue is crisp and dry.
  • When the meringue can be lifted from parchment paper without sticking, it is ready.
  • After this, Allow the meringues to cool completely on baking sheets. Now Keep at room temperature in an airtight container. Top with fresh fruit slices just before serving.

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