Honey Meringues Recipe

Honey Meringues Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

6 egg whites
350 g/12 oz caster (superfine) sugar
30 ml/2 tbsp clear honey
100 g/4 oz/1 cup hazelnuts (filberts), chopped
10 ml/2 tsp brandy
300 ml/0.5 pt double (heavy) cream, whipped

Method :

Whisk the egg whites until stiff, then whisk in half the sugar and fold in the remainder. Pipe or drop 5 ml/1 tsp quantities of the mixture on to a lightly greased baking (cookie) sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 140C/ 275F/gas mark 1 for 50 minutes, then leave to cool. Fold the honey, hazelnuts and brandy into the cream and sandwich the meringues together with the cream filling.

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