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Citrus Meringue Crush

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  Meringue nests 8 (Use Ready Made Variety)
  Low fat natural yogurt 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter Or 1 1/4 Cup Unsweetened Variety)
  Finely grated orange rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely grated lime rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange liqueur/Unsweetened orange juice 2 Tablespoon
To decorate:
  Kumquats 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Grated lime rind 1 Teaspoon
For sauce
  Kumquats 2 Ounce (60 Gram)
  Unsweetened orange juice 8 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Caster sugar 3 Teaspoon (Superfine Sugar)
  Cornflour 1 Teaspoon, mixed with 1 tablespoon water (Or Cornstarch)

1)In a plastic bag place the meringues and using a rollingpin crush them. Transfer the small pieces into a mixing bowl.
2)Into the mixing bowl, add yogurt, citrus rinds and juice. Mix well with the crushed meringue.
3)Take 4 mini basins and into this transfer the meringue mixture. Smoothen the surface.
4)Refrigerate for 60 to 90 minutes until firm to touch.
5)In a small pan, take sliced kumquats, water and fruit juices. Bring to boil and simmer over low heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Let the kumqats become tender.
6)Add in sugar, cornflour and stri until the sauce thickens.
7)Into a small bowl, transfer the thickened sauce and cover with cling film to avoid formation of skin on surface. Let cool and then chill.

8)Ease the meringues from the pan by immersing base of pan in hot water for a few seconds.
9)Transfer onto serving plates.
10)Garnish with kumquat slices, lime rind and spoon some sauce over the meringue. Serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.2%

Saturated Fat 0.66 g3.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.6 mg1.2%

Sodium 55.5 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.7%

Sugars 14.8 g

Protein 5 g10.4%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 53.1%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Citrus Meringue Crush Recipe