Meringue Snowmen

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These lovely snowman are the perfect decoration for any festive bake!

about 12 Portions

Medium 20 Minutes

Ingredients

preparation

Preparation

For the Meringue

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and place 225g caster sugar on a lined baking tray, then put in the oven for 7 minutes.

Step 2: Make up the egg whites following the instructions on the back of pack. Place in a stand mixer and whisk slowly to allow small stabilising bubbles to form, increasing the speed until stiff peaks form.

Step 3: Take the sugar out of the oven and turn the heat down to 100°C/80°C fan/¼ gas. With the mixer on full speed, slowly spoon in the hot sugar and continue to whisk for 5 minutes or until all the sugar is incorporated.

Step 4: Pour the meringue mixture into a piping bag. To create the snowmen, pipe one large circular blob onto a lined tray, then pipe a slightly smaller blob on top, and finally top with an even smaller blob for the head. Repeat until you’ve used all the mixture. Bake for 35-45 minutes and allow to cool in the oven.

To Decorate

Step 5: To add features, use a small paintbrush and Black Food Colour Gel to add two dots of the Black Food Colour Gel for eyes, three dots for buttons and a small line for a smile. Then add a nose using the Orange Food Colour Gel, and leave to dry.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Meringue Snowmen

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 331 kJ
79 kcal
1662 kJ
397 kcal
Fat 0.01 g 0.03 g
Carbohydrate 18.79 g 93.93 g
Protein 1.04 g 5.21 g

preparation

Preparation

For the Meringue

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and place 225g caster sugar on a lined baking tray, then put in the oven for 7 minutes.

Step 2: Make up the egg whites following the instructions on the back of pack. Place in a stand mixer and whisk slowly to allow small stabilising bubbles to form, increasing the speed until stiff peaks form.

Step 3: Take the sugar out of the oven and turn the heat down to 100°C/80°C fan/¼ gas. With the mixer on full speed, slowly spoon in the hot sugar and continue to whisk for 5 minutes or until all the sugar is incorporated.

Step 4: Pour the meringue mixture into a piping bag. To create the snowmen, pipe one large circular blob onto a lined tray, then pipe a slightly smaller blob on top, and finally top with an even smaller blob for the head. Repeat until you’ve used all the mixture. Bake for 35-45 minutes and allow to cool in the oven.

To Decorate

Step 5: To add features, use a small paintbrush and Black Food Colour Gel to add two dots of the Black Food Colour Gel for eyes, three dots for buttons and a small line for a smile. Then add a nose using the Orange Food Colour Gel, and leave to dry.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Meringue Snowmen

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 331 kJ
79 kcal
1662 kJ
397 kcal
Fat 0.01 g 0.03 g
Carbohydrate 18.79 g 93.93 g
Protein 1.04 g 5.21 g

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