Christmas Tree Meringues

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Well it really is the most wonderful time of the year and I just love everything about Christmas. I get rather excited and love to get into the Christmas spirit rather early, much to my husbands dismay! I had so much fun making these Christmas treats that I wanted to share them with you. Great to make as little food gifts or to have fun with your children.

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Christmas Tree Meringues

These look too good to eat. A perfect centre table piece and are loved by both adults and children.
Servings 12 people
Total Time 2 hrs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 120oc.
  • Place the egg whites into the mixing bowl and using an electric whisk, start to whisk.
  • Add in the cream of tartar and vanilla and continue to whisk until starting to form soft peaks.
  • Gradually add in half of the sugar a tablespoon at a time whisking between each addition.
  • Add in the green food colouring and continue whisking.
    Christmas Tree Meringues Julie Neville
  • Continue adding in the rest of the sugar then whisk until forming stiff peaks and you have a smooth glossy mixture.
  • Spoon into a piping bag with a star nozzle fitted.
    Christmas Tree Meringues Julie Neville
  • Pipe onto baking sheets lined with parchment then sprinkle over the Christmas sprinkles.
    Christmas Tree Meringues Julie Neville
  • Place in the oven for around an hour then turn the oven off and open the door slightly, Leave for another hour before removing.
    Christmas Tree Meringues Julie Neville
  • Allow to cool completely on the baking tray.
  • Sit on rolos to serve.
Course: Starter
Keyword: Chirstmas, Quick Meal, Sweet
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