French Meringue

French Meringue
Staff Writer
French Meringue
Ali Rosen

French Meringue

Don't be intimidated by fancy French cooking. This versatile meringue recipe is simple to make and has just two — that's right, just two — ingredients. Save the egg yolks for another use, like emulsifying salad dressing.

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3
Servings
347
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 Cup granulated sugar

Directions

Place the egg whites in the bowl of an electric mixer and begin to whip on medium-high speed. Slowly add the sugar as the egg whites become light and frothy; continue to whip to the desired consistency.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
4g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
85g
65%
Protein
2g
4%
Calcium, Ca
879mg
88%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
8mg
1%
Sodium, Na
572mg
38%
Water
9g
0%

French Shopping Tip

Ingredients like olive oil, shallots, mustard, cream, stock, and butter will help bring French flavors to your cooking.

French Cooking Tip

French cuisine is renowned for slow-cooked sauces, however a quick pan sauce will do just as well; after sautéing a piece of meat or fish, remove it from the pan, deglaze with brandy or wine, finish with a touch of butter or cream and voilà!