Berry Meringue Cake

I’m Back :)

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Moving is tough and not having a functional kitchen is just the worst. Words can never express how happy I am to have this move behind us and a fully stocked kitchen to put to good use.

So in honor of my new home and the 4th of July, I bring to you a sweet, easy to make dessert, that is sure to please.

Here is what you will need:

  • 4 extra-large egg whites.
  • pinch of kosher salt.
  • ¾ cup of sugar.
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch.
  • 1 cup of heavy cream.
  • ½ pint of sliced strawberries.
  • ½ pint of blueberries.
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar.

Here is what you need to do:

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Preheat oven to 180 degrees.  Trace a dinner plate onto a piece of parchment and then flip over paper and place on cookie sheet. Set aside.

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Whip up egg whites for 1 minute.

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Slowly add in ¾ cup of sugar and whip the egg whites until firm and shiny.

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Fold in the cornstarch, vinegar and vanilla.

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Place mixture on parchment lined cookie sheet and spread batter to fit in pre-drawn circle.  Bake for 1½ hours and then turn off oven and let the meringue completely cool in a closed-door oven for 1 hour.

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Meanwhile, slice up your strawberries and add them to a bowl. Add blueberries and the 2 tablespoons of sugar and give a good toss. Place in refrigerator.

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When the meringue is ready, carefully transfer it to a cake plate. Whip up your 1 cup of heavy cream and cover up the top of the meringue.  Add the berry mixture, making sure to include all juices that have accumulated and…….

Enjoy

xoxo

Jill ♥

 

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