Swiss meringues

Step by step recipe:

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    Preheat the oven to 150°C (300°F).

    Put 60 g egg white and 100 g icing sugar into a food-processor bowl.
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    Beat to mix thoroughly, then place the bowl over a pan of water kept at a bare simmer.

    Beat the mixture until the temperature reaches 50°C (122°F), using a thermometer to check this.
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    Return the bowl to the food processor and beat on maximum speed for around 5 minutes.
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    You will notice that the mixture is not as light as for a classic meringue, but much creamier.
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    Pipe your meringues onto a sheet of cooking parchment using a forcing bag.
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    Dust with a little cocoa powder if you wish (purely decorative).
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    Bake for 45 minutes...
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    ...and prop the oven door open with a wooden spoon to allow the steam to escape.
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    Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Source:

Home made.

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