Strawberry Meringues Gluten Free

Strawberry Meringues Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon seedless strawberry jam (at room temperature)
  • 6 drops red food coloring
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar or granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup sifted powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Let egg whites stand, covered, in a large stainless-steel or glass mixing bowl at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile cover 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degree F. In a small mixing bowl stir together seedless strawberry jam (at room temperature) and 6 drops red food coloring. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the superfine sugar and powdered sugar; set aside. Uncover eggs and add cream of tartar. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl).
  4. Add sugar mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating for 5 to 7 minutes on medium speed or until stiff glossy peaks form (tips stand straight up) and sugar is dissolved.
  5. Use a spatula to gently fold 1/2 cup of the meringue mixture into the jam; then gently fold jam mixture into the remaining meringue.
  6. Using a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip, (Wilton 2 D) pipe the meringue into 2-inch circles on to parchment paper lined baking sheets.
  7. Place baking sheets in preheated oven.
  8. Turn off oven.
  9. Let meringues dry in oven, with door closed, for 1 hour or until dry and crisp but still light in color.
  10. Let cool on parchment paper. Gently remove meringues.