A delicate, meringue-based confectionary garnish that adds an element of elegance and sophistication.
Castor sugar 410 g
Ground almonds 300 g
Egg whites 6 whole
Yellow food colouring 8 ml
- Pre-heat the oven to 160 °C.
- Heat and whisk the egg whites(180g) and sugar over a double boiler until warm (following Swiss Meringue technique).
- Pour into a mixer and whisk until the mixture becomes stiff.
- Add the food coloring of your choiceand the ground almonds and mix until combined. Pour the mixture into a piping bag and pipe the desired shape onto a Teflon mat or baking sheet (leaving a finger space between each). Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, remove and set aside to cool.