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Meringue Baskets

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 3
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy.
Add sugar by tablespoonful and continue beating until meringue is glossy and holds stiff peaks.
Be sure not to underbeat.
Line a baking sheet with brown paper or baking parchment.
Fill a pastry bag with a 1/2" plain end and pipe meringue into ten 3" circles, building up the sides to form baskets.
On another paper lined baking sheet, pipe ten half circles to serve as handles for the baskets.
Bake in a 250° oven for 90 minutes.
Turn off oven and leave meringues for two more hours.
Remove from oven and complete cooling before filling.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 93 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.02 g0.04%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 24.2 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0%

Sugars 22.3 g

Protein 2 g3.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.1% Iron 0.12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Meringue Baskets Recipe