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Strawberry Ice Cream Meringues

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Ingredients
For meringue shells
  Egg whites 3
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Strawberry ice cream 1 Pint
  Strawberries 1 Pint, sliced
Directions

Have egg whites at room temperature.
Add vanilla, cream of tartar, and salt.
Beat till frothy.
Gradually add sugar, a small amount at a time, beating till very stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
Cover cookie sheet with plain ungreased paper.
Makes 5 large meringue shells, using about 1/2 cup mixture for each.
Shape with spoon to make shells.
Bake in very slow oven (275°) 1 hour.
For crisper meringues, turn off heat; let dry in oven (door closed) about 1 hour.
Fill cooled Meringue Shells with ice cream; top with sliced strawberries.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Strawberry

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