This is definitely the sunny, summery treat that you are looking for! With having a crunchy meringue base and fresh fruits as an addition, this is a dessert that promises a lot. It has a crunchy and crispy outside, but you will be surprised when you get to the chewy inside part. The contrast in texture is the thing that makes this dessert so special. Bite after bite; this awesomeness is bursting with fruity flavor. And it seems that you can never get enough of it!
If you want a break from all those sugar-rich cakes, this would be the perfect choice for you. With being light and more fruity-oriented, the meringue is an awesome choice for both kids and adults. Not only the taste is the strong side of this recipe, as it has a beautiful presentation as well. The white meringue is a beautiful canvas that will make the colorful fruits stand out. With the lovely look, this can become the next party food that will certainly amaze your guests. Serve it after the dinner, and observe the smiles on their faces!
Ingredients for Meringue with Fresh Fruits
For the meringues:
2 large egg whites
½ cup granulated sugar
For the filling :
250 grams mascarpone cheese
150 ml. heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
For the topping:
any other desired fruit you like to use
How to Make Meringue with Fresh Fruits
Preheat your oven to 275 F or 140 C degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, combine together the egg whites and granulated sugar, mixing well until stiff peaks form. Mix for about 10 minutes until all of the sugar is dissolved. With a spoon, transfer the meringue into the baking tray lined with parchment paper and form the little meringues making a little dollop in the middle of each. Bake for about 30 minutes and let them cool completely before frosting them.
In a large mixing bowl, combine together the mascarpone cheese and heavy whipping cream alongside with the vanilla extract. Mix well until fully incorporated and soft peaks form. Transfer of the filling in each of the cooled meringues and decorate with fresh fruits. You can make either mini meringues or one big Pavlova cake out of this recipe.
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