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.
You can, of course, make this in one large baking dish but the puddings look really pretty presented in individual dishes, particularly when entertaining.
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..
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!
When Delia's first Christmas book was published, the shops sold out of cranberries, and she was given the title Cranberry Queen by the press!
The eggs must be spanking fresh as this makes them easier to separate.
Meringue nests filled with vanilla mascarpone cream and lemon curd
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