Light and fluffy, meringues are a great base for desserts - and they're fat-free so no guilt involved! Try Delia's recipes, from Eton Mess to a lovely low-fat dish with baked apples.
Who says dieters have to miss out? This wonderful low-fat dessert will please dieters and non-dieters alike and is a good way to achieve one of your five-a-day in the process!
This recipe has been devised as part of the New Year's Eve timed plan, which is why there are instructions to freeze the meringues; you can, of course, make the entire recipe in one go.
With a royally good taste, queen of puddings is one of those old-fashioned desserts that should find favour in a recession: cheap and easy but no less delicious for it.
You can, of course, make this in one large baking dish but the puddings look really pretty presented in individual dishes, particularly when entertaining.
Pavlova is perennially popular and, if you use Delia's foolproof recipe, it will work every time! The juxtaposition of sweet, crisp meringue and soft, sharp summer fruits is one of the best you can find.
This is sharp, very lemony and most refreshing, truly an ice cream for summer. We have found that the shop-bought meringues actually work better than home-made ones for this as they retain their crunchiness.
The flavour of orange zest does something quite magical to the flavour of rhubarb, and this light, fluffy meringue pie is a perfect dessert for late spring. ‘Pile-it-high meringue', incidentally, applies only if you have extra egg whites to use up..
To make the Petits Monts Blancs for New Year's Eve.
Once you know how, meringues are the easiest thing to make and can be used in recipes from Eton mess to petits monts blancs and pavlova. They're also a great way to use up leftover egg whites from other recipes...
Invented at Eton for 4 June celebrations, this easy summery dessert is one of the quickest and most delectable ways to enjoy home-grown strawberries, couple with cream and meringue. Yum!
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