Meringue Nests with Lemon Curd Mousse

The recipe Meringue Nests with Lemon Curd Mousse can be made in around 45 minutes. This side dish has 129 calories, 2g of protein, and 0g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 8 and costs 41 cents per serving. This recipe is liked by 530 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up mint leaves, egg whites, sugar, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by The Kitchen McCabe. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and fodmap friendly diet. Overall, this recipe earns a rather bad spoonacular score of 39%. Try Lemon Curd-Filled Meringue Eggs, Meringue Cups with Strawberries and Meyer Lemon Curd, and Lemon Curd Mousse for similar recipes.

Servings: 8

 

Ingredients:

1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tartar

5 Egg Whites, room temperature

2 Kiwi, peeled, small dice

Mint leaves, for garnish

1 Orange, sectioned, chopped into small pieces

10 Strawberries, small dice

1 C. Superfine Sugar(Castor sugar)

Equipment:

baking paper

baking sheet

oven

stand mixer

whisk

bowl

Cooking instruction summary:

FOR THE MERINGUE: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper of a non-stick mat. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees.Place the egg whites in a bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment.Whisk the egg whites on medium speed until frothy. Whisk in the cream of tarter.Increase the speed to medium/high and beat for a few minutes, until soft peaks form.Slowly pour in the superfine sugar and continue to beat on high until stiff peaks form(when you remove the whisk attachment, the whipped egg whites that cling to it should stick straight up and not move or fall when the whisk is turned right side up).Scoop the whipped egg white into a piping bag fitted with a large star tip.Pipe 3" circles 2" apart from each other on the lined baking sheet. Pipe two rings atop one another around the perimeter of each circle, forming a nest.Bake the meringues in the preheated oven for about 90 minutes, until the outsides of the meringues are crisp, but not browned. The inside will still be slightly spongy. Turn the oven off and leave the meringues inside until they are completely cooled.Remove from the oven and place on work surface.Fill a piping bag fitted with a round tip with lemon curd mousse and pipe it into the center of each meringue until it just mounds over the top of the nest. Place a spoonful of lemon curd over the top of each mound of mousse.Mix the chopped fruit together in a small bowl. Spoon about 1-2 T. Of fruit over the top of each mousse filled meringue nest. Top each meringue with a mint sprig.Serve immediately.

 

Step by step:


1. FOR THE MERINGUE: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper of a non-stick mat. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees.

2. Place the egg whites in a bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment.

3. Whisk the egg whites on medium speed until frothy.

4. Whisk in the cream of tarter.Increase the speed to medium/high and beat for a few minutes, until soft peaks form.Slowly pour in the superfine sugar and continue to beat on high until stiff peaks form(when you remove the whisk attachment, the whipped egg whites that cling to it should stick straight up and not move or fall when the whisk is turned right side up).Scoop the whipped egg white into a piping bag fitted with a large star tip.Pipe 3" circles 2" apart from each other on the lined baking sheet. Pipe two rings atop one another around the perimeter of each circle, forming a nest.

5. Bake the meringues in the preheated oven for about 90 minutes, until the outsides of the meringues are crisp, but not browned. The inside will still be slightly spongy. Turn the oven off and leave the meringues inside until they are completely cooled.

6. Remove from the oven and place on work surface.Fill a piping bag fitted with a round tip with lemon curd mousse and pipe it into the center of each meringue until it just mounds over the top of the nest.

7. Place a spoonful of lemon curd over the top of each mound of mousse.

8. Mix the chopped fruit together in a small bowl. Spoon about 1-2 T. Of fruit over the top of each mousse filled meringue nest. Top each meringue with a mint sprig.

9. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Information:

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129k Calories
2g Protein
0.19g Total Fat
30g Carbs
3% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
129k
6%

Fat
0.19g
0%

  Saturated Fat
0.01g
0%

Carbohydrates
30g
10%

  Sugar
28g
32%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
32mg
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
5%

Vitamin C
32mg
40%

Vitamin K
9µg
9%

Vitamin B2
0.1mg
6%

Selenium
4µg
6%

Fiber
1g
5%

Potassium
152mg
4%

Manganese
0.06mg
3%

Folate
12µg
3%

Vitamin E
0.38mg
3%

Copper
0.05mg
2%

Magnesium
8mg
2%

Calcium
15mg
2%

Phosphorus
14mg
1%

Vitamin B6
0.03mg
1%

Vitamin B1
0.02mg
1%

Vitamin B5
0.12mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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