Orange, Hazelnut, and Rose/Pistachio Crispy Meringues

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Orange, Hazelnut, and Rose/Pistachio Crispy Meringues
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Description

These meringues will have you craving for more! With a mixture of sweet orange, nutty hazelnut and pistachio, your tongue will feel like dancing! One batch makes enough to serve a small army, so they are great for large gatherings and won’t take all afternoon to make.

Ingredients

  • 300 grams granulated sugar
  • 150 grams egg whites (about 5 whites)
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1 teaspoon rose water
  • 20 grams pistachios (powder)
  • 1 tablespoon ground hazelnuts
  • orange (Liquid, coloring)
  • liquid (pink coloring)
  • chocolate (Finely grated)

Directions

  1. 1Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. 2Pour the granulated sugar on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake it for 5 minutes.
  3. 3Lower the oven to 100 C.
  4. 4Meanwhile, beat the egg whites at low speed. When they start to form bubbles, increase the speed until the whites form peaks.
  5. 5Gradually add the hot sugar, a tablespoon at a time.
  6. 6When you have added the whole sugar, continue to whisk rapidly for 5-7 minutes. (You shouldn't feel grains of sugar in the texture of the egg whites).
  7. 7Separate the egg whites in three bowls.
  8. 8For each fragrance, incorporate the flavors in the egg whites: zest of 1/2 orange in the first bowl, rose water and pistachio powder in the second bowl, and ground hazelnuts in the third bowl.
  9. 9Take 3 disposable pastry bags.
  10. 10Turn over the first bag on your hand, and put a little bit of liquid orange dye on a brush. On the inside of the bag, pull 4 strokes of dye color. Turn the pastry bag and fill it with the orange flavored whites. Cut the bag 2.5 to 3 centimeter from the tip, and pipe out the meringues on the baking sheet covered with parchment paper (the first meringues will not be very colourful).
  11. 11Repeat with the second pastry bag, the liquid pink coloring, and the rose/pistachio meringue. As for the hazelnut meringues, simply pipe them out on the baking sheet and sprinkle them with finely grated chocolate before baking.
  12. 12Feel free to use the raw whites to stick the parchment paper to the corners of the oven plate as they will act as glue. Bake for 1 hour.
  13. 13Meringues will keep in an airtight container for 2 weeks.
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NutritionView more

25Calories
Sodium0%DV0mg
Fat0%DV0g
Protein0%DV0g
Carbs2%DV6g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories25Calories from Fat
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat0g0%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium0mg0%
Potassium20mg1%
Protein0g0%
Calories from Fat
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate6g2%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.