meringue


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me·ringue

 (mə-răng′)
n.
1. A mixture of egg whites and sugar beaten until stiff and baked until slightly brown, often used as a topping on pies.
2. A confection made by baking a lump or dollop of this mixture, often with added ingredients such as nuts or cocoa.

[French meringue.]

meringue

(məˈræŋ)
n
1. (Cookery) stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with sugar and baked, often as a topping for pies, cakes, etc
2. (Cookery) a small cake or shell of this mixture, often filled with cream
[C18: from French, origin obscure]

me•ringue

(məˈræŋ)

n.
1. egg whites stiffly beaten with sugar and browned in the oven, often used as topping for cream-filled pies.
2. a dessert shell made by baking such a mixture, often filled with fruit or cream.
3. a pie topped with meringue.
[1700–10; < French méringue; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meringue - sweet topping especially for pies made of beaten egg whites and sugarmeringue - sweet topping especially for pies made of beaten egg whites and sugar
topping - a flavorful addition on top of a dish
Translations
sněhová pusinkasníh
marengs
marenki
masa od tučenog bjelanjka i šećera
habcsók
marengs
メレンゲ
머랭
bezėmorengas
bezē
snehová pusinka
maräng
ขนมอบที่ใช้ไข่ขาวตีจนฟูแล้วอบ
bánh trứng đường

meringue

[məˈræŋ] Nmerengue m

meringue

[məˈræŋ] n
(= topping, filling) → meringue f
(= cake) → meringue f

meringue

nMeringe f, → Baiser nt

meringue

[məˈræŋ] nmeringa

meringue

(məˈrӕŋ) noun
(a cake made from) a crisp cooked mixture of sugar and white of eggs.

meringue

مرنـغ sníh marengs Baiser μαρέγγα merengue marenki meringue masa od tučenog bjelanjka i šećera meringa メレンゲ 머랭 schuimpje marengs beza merengue меренга maräng ขนมอบที่ใช้ไข่ขาวตีจนฟูแล้วอบ beze bánh trứng đường 蛋白与糖的混合物
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INGREDIENTS Serves 4 Meringue: 3 egg whites 120g caster superfine sugar 1 teaspoon orange blossom water Raspberry coulis: 250g fresh raspberries 1 tablespoon caster/ granulated sugar a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice To finish: 150g fresh blackberries 500g Greek yogurt METHOD 1.
This variation of an old-fashioned delight combines layers of pistachio sponge, raspberry jam and coconut meringue.
Add the sugar 1 tbsp at a time, whisking constantly, until it has all been added and the meringue is thick and glossy.
Remove the meringue from the baking pans while still hot; allow to cool slightly.
INGREDIENTS For the sponge: 200g butter, softened; 200g caster sugar; 200g self-raising flour; 50g ground almonds; 2 eggs & 2 yolks; 2-4tbsp milk; 150g blackberries For the meringue: 3 large egg whites; 180g caster sugar For the lemon cream: 600ml double cream; 200g clotted cream; 4 heaped tbsp lemon curd For the strawberry puree: 150g strawberries; 10g caster sugar; squeeze of lemon juice For decoration: 250g strawberries, a few halved for the top, the rest sliced for the inside; 150g blueberries; 50g blackberries Optional: edible flowers eg.