Swiss Meringue

Swiss Meringue
Staff Writer
Swiss Meringue
Ali Rosen

Swiss Meringue

Here's a simple recipe for Swiss Meringue, perfect for making frosting or pies. Ideally, you'll have a thermometer to measure the temperature of the mixture precisely. Make sure to use a clean bowl that fits just snugly over the pot without touching the water.

Click here to see the Italian Meringue Recipe.

3
Servings
347
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Place the egg whites and sugar in a mixing bowl placed over simmering water. Stir continuously until the mixture reaches 140 degrees, or until the sugar has completely dissolved. Transfer to the bowl of an electric mixer and begin to whip on medium-high speed. Continue to whip until the mixer bowl is cool to the touch.

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%

Meringue Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Meringue Cooking Tip

Think beyond cakes and pies – fruits like peaches, pineapple, and figs are excellent grilled – brush with melted butter or wine and sprinkle with sugar and spices for a dessert that you can feel good about.