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Very Berry Meringues

No recipe image available.A classic summer fruit dessert with an appealing mix of colors, flavors and textures.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 large egg whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup fresh blackberry
1 cup heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons powdered sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 225°F (105°C).
  2. Beat egg whites at high speed until foamy. Sprinkle cream of tartar, vanilla and salt over egg whites. Beat until soft peaks form; add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
  3. Drop meringue mixture onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Quickly smooth the meringue center by pushing the center out to the edges with back of spoon, creating a shell.
  4. Bake 1 hour. Turn oven off, then let cool for 8 hours in the oven with door close.
  5. Divide strawberries, blueberries and blackberries among meringue shells.
  6. Whip cream and powdered sugar to stiff peaks. Top fruit with whipped cream.
  7. Serve immediately.

Makes 12 servings.