Simple and original dessert from my home country, Guatemala. It can make a nice coffee break a little more special and it's really easy to make.



Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Combine white sugar and egg whites in a saucepan over low heat; cook, stirring constantly, until well blended and heated through, about 10 minutes.

  • Pour white sugar and egg white mixture into a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form, about 5 minutes.

  • Scoop beaten egg whites into a pastry bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe into small swirls onto a baking sheet, spacing them 1 inch apart.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until firm, about 15 minutes. Turn off oven and keep baking sheet inside as oven cools, about 15 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Add food coloring to the egg whites in step 2 if desired.

Nutrition Facts

77 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 15 mg sodium. 19 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; Full Nutrition

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I don't know if I just did something wrong but I tried to follow the recipe very closely and they came out as just flavorless blobs of egg whites. Wouldn't make them again. Read More