Maltesers meringues with fresh fruit recipe

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makes: 12
Skill: medium
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 1 hr 30 min
(plus cooling time)
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  • Soft centred meringue teamed with crisp Maltesers are perfect partners. Serve sandwiched with crème fraiche and seasonal fruits.


    • 3 egg whites at room temperature
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 125g Maltesers plus and extra 25g roughly chopped
    • 300ml half fat crème fraiche
    • 300g seasonal fruits such as raspberries, strawberries passionfruit and blueberries


    • Preheat the oven to 120°/gas mark 2. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment.

    • Place the egg whites into a large bowl. Whisk until they form stiff peaks.

    • With the whisk still running, start adding the sugar a tablespoon at a time, until the meringue is glossy and thick.

    • Fold through the Maltesers then place heaped tablespoonfuls onto the baking sheets and sprinkle with the remaining chopped Maltesers.

    • Place in the oven and bake for 11/2 hours until the meringues are crisp and a subtle pale golden colour. Turn the oven off then leave the meringues in there to cool.

    • Sandwich the meringues together in pairs with the crème fraiche.

    • Serve with a selection of fresh seasonal fruit.

    Top tip for making Maltesers meringues with fresh fruit

    Choose colourful berries or even exotic pineapple or mango to impress with this dessert

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