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The Meringue


  • 1 Large egg white
  • 50 g Caster sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 110 degrees Celsius, 225 degrees Fahrenheit, gas mark 1/4.

  2. Whisk the egg white in a bowl with an electric whisk until it forms stiff peaks.

  3. Add the sugar a little at a time, still whisking.

  4. When all the sugar has been incorporated place small heaps of the mixture onto a baking tray lined with baking paper.

    Baking meringue
  5. Bake for 1 hour until the meringue is crisp but not coloured.

  6. Leave to cool on the baking tray and once cool peel away from the paper.