Maple Meringues With Pecan Nuts

When using good-quality maple syrup such as spinneysFOOD Organic Maple Syrup, a little goes a long way. Use a few tablespoons in this meringue recipe and you can taste the flavour of the maple syrup in every marshmallowy bite
Maple Meringues With Pecan Nuts
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Maple Meringues With Pecan Nuts
February 02, 2020
Level Intermediate
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Serves Makes 12
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton

INGREDIENTS

165g spinneysFOOD Extra Fine Caster Sugar
4 large egg whites
80g spinneysFOOD Maple Syrup
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Fine Cinnamon
100g pecan nuts, toasted and roughly chopped

METHOD

  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 130°C, gas mark ½

  • 2

    Line two standard baking trays with baking paper or silicone baking mats

  • 3

    Place the caster sugar in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes or until hot to the touch

  • 4

    Place the egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer and whisk until soft peak stage. Carefully spoon the hot sugar into the egg whites as you whisk, beating for 7-8 minutes until the mix is completely cold

  • 5

    The meringue should be very thick, glossy and form stiff peaks when the beater is lifted

  • 6

    Lower the speed and add the maple syrup gradually

  • 7

    Drop large spoonfuls of the meringue onto the prepared baking trays. Sprinkle them with the cinnamon and pecan nuts

  • 8

    Bake for 2-2½ hours or until the meringues are crisp but still marshmallowy on the inside

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