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Peach Clouds

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very simple but elegant dessert. It must be made at least 8 hrs ahead of time, but oh so worth it. Serve with vanilla ice cream. Garnish with edible flowers or mint leaves. Simply elegant."
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Ingredients

8 h 20 m servings 237
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Beat egg whites in clean, dry bowl with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Beat in salt and cream of tartar. Continue beating and pour in sugar, a few tablespoons at a time, until mixture is glossy and stiff peaks form. Fold in vanilla.
  3. Place in greased pie plate or spoon or pipe onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  4. Place in preheated oven and turn oven off. Leave meringue in unopened oven 8 hours or overnight. To serve, place meringue on serving platter and arrange peaches on top.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 237 calories; 0 56.5 3.7 0 156 Full nutrition

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This dessert was very attractive, but I thought the meringue was far too sweet, I've had meringue shells before that would be better and use much less sugar.

This isn't a quick recipe, but for presentation it's absolutely delightful. I chose to make mini nests for individual servings. Perfect! If you have any concerns about the sweetness I suggest...

I set the oven to preheat at 450 as per recipe. I made the meringues put them in the oven and immediately turned off the oven. The meringues turned quite brown very quickly. I don't know if the ...