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Easy Microwave Meringues Recipe

Easy Microwave Meringues
How to make Easy Microwave MeringuesPraerna Kartha

Easy, 2-ingredient meringue crisps, made in the microwave. They can be served as sugary treats with tea/coffee or topped with fresh fruit and whipped cream for a luscious dessert.

  • Total Cook Time 20 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings10
  • Easy

Ingredients of Easy Microwave Meringues

  • 1 Egg White
  • 250 gms Icing Sugar
  • Gel food colouring (optional)
  • Flavour extract of your choice (optional)

How to Make Easy Microwave Meringues

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In a glass mixing bowl, whisk the egg white until frothy and doubled in volume.
Easy Microwave Meringues
Sift the icing sugar over the egg whites, a little at a time, and mix well between each addition. It will become glossy and smooth and then somewhat dough-ey. Continue to add sugar and mix until it forms a soft and pliable dough.
Easy Microwave Meringues
If adding colour and / or flavour, do it now. If it makes the dough wet and sticky again, then add a few spoons of sugar to balance it out.
Easy Microwave Meringues
Use a melon baller or a measuring teaspoon to scoop out equal portions and roll them into smooth balls.
Easy Microwave Meringues
Place a few of them on a large microwavable plate lined with kitchen paper, leaving 2 inches space between them as they will puff up while cooking.
Easy Microwave Meringues
Microwave them in batches of 3-5, depending on the size of your microwave, on High/Full Power (1000W) for 1 min 30 secs per batch.
Easy Microwave Meringues
Remove from the kitchen paper immediately using an offset spatula or butter knife (as they will be hot) and transfer onto wire racks to cool completely. They should sound hollow when tapped (like a ping pong or table tennis ball).
Easy Microwave Meringues
Repeat with the remaining portions until all done and all of them have cooled. Once cool, store in airtight jars or good quality zip lock bags. Serve as is as a sugary treat along with tea/coffee or top with fresh fruit and whipped cream.
Easy Microwave Meringues
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