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Strawberry Meringues

This recipe is in categories Desserts, Party food
About this recipe
Healthiness : (26 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: No cooking required
Number of servings: 4
Serving suggestions: Add a fresh mint leaf as a garnish
This is a vegetarian recipe


Strawberries and cream are a much-loved British tradition. They are served every year in June at Wimbledon, where they get through almost 28,000 kilos of English strawberries and 7,000 litres of dairy cream. You won't need that much for this recipe though!
Ingredients
  • 300g (12oz) strawberries
  • 250g (10oz) mascarpone
  • 1 packet of ready-made meringue nests
  • 1 x 15ml spoon (tablespoon) icing sugar
  • 1 x 15ml spoon (tablespoon) single cream
Equipment
  • Weighing Scales
  • Tablespoon
  • Bowl
  • Sieve
  • Whisk
  • Plate
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Carefully wash the strawberries and remove the green stalks
  2. Carefully cut the strawberries in half length ways and put to one side
  3. Put the mascarpone into a bowl, add the cream and sift in the icing sugar. Whisk together until well blended and smooth
  4. Divide the mixture into 4 and fill the middle of 4 meringues
  5. Place the halved strawberries into the cream, pushing down to secure them, don't worry if there are too many, you can always put them on the plate next to the meringues
  6. Serve straight away
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Name: Kiran 27th June 2013
It was so yummy that we made it on my birthday.
Name: Dhruvil Mohan 8th September 2012
i made this it was easy very easy
Name: Lauren Gibbons 15th August 2010
I made the stawberry meringues and they were easy to make and great fun.Iwould recommend it to everyone to try.
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