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Frozen Meringue & Strawberry Cake

Festive Christmas Dessert Recipe

6

Serves

40 mins

Prep Time

40 mins

Cook Time

Norka Mella Munoz

Recipe author

Norka Mella Munoz

This could be the most festive and eye appealing Christmas dessert ever! With thin layers of crunchy meringue sandwiched between soft, sweet strawberry cream and topped with quenelles of whipped cream and freshly picked strawberries. This dessert will be a family favourite and the sweetest of treats to finish off your Christmas celebration.

This recipe was created as part of a special Christmas Menu that you can download here.

This could be the most festive and eye appealing Christmas dessert ever! With thin layers of crunchy meringue sandwiched between soft, sweet strawberry cream and topped with quenelles of whipped cream and freshly picked strawberries. This dessert will be a family favourite and the sweetest of treats to finish off your Christmas celebration.

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Ingredients

Frozen Meringue

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300g (approximately 8 size-seven eggs) egg whites

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300g caster sugar

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300g icing sugar

sifted

Filling

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1 litre cream

whipped

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100g caster sugar

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2 punnets (approx 500g) strawberries

pureed in a blender

To Decorate

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300–500ml cream

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whipped

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1 punnet (approx 250g) strawberries

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or mixed berries

Method

Frozen Meringue

To Assemble

Tip: How to make Whipped Cream Quenelles

1

In a bowl blend together the egg whites and caster sugar until small bubbles begin to appear in the mixture.

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2

Then add the icing sugar and mix for a further 2 minutes.

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3

When the meringue is forming soft peaks place into a piping bag.

4

Choose a serving plate roughly the size of a large dinner plate (28cm).

5

Lay out three sheets of baking paper. Working with one at a time place each sheet of baking paper over your serving plate.

6

Beginning from the outside of the circle, pipe the mixture around and around until you reach the centre making a large circle.

7

Make three of these and bake in oven at 120°C for 40 minutes.

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Turn the oven off and leave overnight.

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