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Soft Meringue & Cream Roll

A luscious, soft meringue dessert - whip up the meringue base, bake for 15 minutes, fill with fresh berries and cream and roll it up - dessert is ready.

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time15 mins
 4 egg whites
 1 cup caster sugar
 1 tsp vanilla essence
 1 tsp vinegar
 1 tbsp cornflour
 300 ml whipping cream
 fresh berries (strawberries, rasperries, blueberries etc.)
1

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.

2

Line a 30 cm x 25 cm baking dish with baking paper.

3

Beat egg whites at high speed till stiff peaks appear.

4

Gradually add the sugar and beat continuously until the sugar dissolves.

5

Fold in vanilla essence, vinegar and cornflour. The meringue should be smooth and glossy.

6

Carefully spread the meringue in the baking tin and smooth the top
Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven.

7

Place a fresh piece of baking paper on a smooth surface and sprinkle it with icing sugar.

8

Remove the baked meringue from the oven. Turn onto the sugared baking paper.
Leave to cool and peel off the original baking paper.

9

Spread freshly whipped cream over the meringue, top with berries or thinly sliced mango and roll up carefully along the longest edge.

10

Top with any left-over whipped cream and decorate with extra fruit.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Ingredients

 4 egg whites
 1 cup caster sugar
 1 tsp vanilla essence
 1 tsp vinegar
 1 tbsp cornflour
 300 ml whipping cream
 fresh berries (strawberries, rasperries, blueberries etc.)

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.

2

Line a 30 cm x 25 cm baking dish with baking paper.

3

Beat egg whites at high speed till stiff peaks appear.

4

Gradually add the sugar and beat continuously until the sugar dissolves.

5

Fold in vanilla essence, vinegar and cornflour. The meringue should be smooth and glossy.

6

Carefully spread the meringue in the baking tin and smooth the top
Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven.

7

Place a fresh piece of baking paper on a smooth surface and sprinkle it with icing sugar.

8

Remove the baked meringue from the oven. Turn onto the sugared baking paper.
Leave to cool and peel off the original baking paper.

9

Spread freshly whipped cream over the meringue, top with berries or thinly sliced mango and roll up carefully along the longest edge.

10

Top with any left-over whipped cream and decorate with extra fruit.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Soft Meringue & Cream Roll