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Maple Sugar Meringues

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Maple Sugar Meringues- Light as air cookies with a sweet taste and crisp crunch.

Maple Sugar Meringues- Big Green House #maple #sugar #maplesyrup #meringues #cookies #eggwhites #dessert

My kids like to call these “air cookies”. I can see why..they are light as air. Plus, they are really amazing and honestly, quite addicting.

Try and eat just one of these? Yeah, that’ll happen. 🤨

What ingredients are needed? All you need are egg whites, sugar, cream of tartar, salt and maple syrup. Oh, and if you wish, coarse sugar for the topping. This is optional, but, does give them a little extra sparkle.

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How to Make Meringues:

  • First, let your egg whites come to room temperature. This will help your egg whites come together faster and better.
  • Next, mix your sugar with the maple syrup. Set aside.
  • Now, start whipping your egg whites. Use a whisk attachment with your electric mixer and start at medium speed. Add in cream of tartar and salt. Beat until soft peaks form.
  • Once the soft peaks are formed, start adding in the sugar/maple syrup mixture. Do this gradually.…about a tablespoon at a time. Adding the sugar too fast with deflate your egg whites.
  • Continue whipping until stiff peaks are formed and the egg whites have a glossy finish.
  • Scoop or pipe the meringue on top a prepared baking sheet. They should be 1-2 tablespoons of meringue. Then, if desired, sprinkle tops with coarse sugar.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour. Then, turn off the oven and let them sit in the oven for at least 1 hour…do not open oven! Check them after the hour to check their texture. If the tops are fully dried, remove them. If not, leave in for additional time.
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A few things to note:

  • If you don’t have maple syrup on hand, maple extract can also be used.
  • Store meringues in a covered container at room temperature.

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Yield: approx 24-30 cookies

Maple Sugar Meringues

Maple Sugar Meringues- Big Green House #maple #sugar #maplesyrup #meringues #cookies #eggwhites #dessert

Maple Sugar Meringues- Light as air cookies with a sweet taste and crisp crunch. 

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1 cup + 2 TBSP sugar
  • 1 TBSP maple syrup ( or maple extract)
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 
  • coarse sugar, for topping

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together sugar and maple syrup until combined. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Line two flat rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  3. With an electric mixer with whisk attachment, beat egg whites on medium speed, then, add in cream of tartar and salt. Continue beating until soft peaks form.
  4. Then, gradually, add in sugar/syrup mixture ( about 1 tablespoons at a time) and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Your egg whites should have a glossy finish.
  5. Scoop or pipe the meringue on top a prepared baking sheet. They should be about the size of 1-2 tablespoons. Then, if desired, sprinkle tops with coarse sugar.
  6. Bake for 1 hour. Then, turn off oven and let the meringues sit in the oven for at least 1 hour, without opening the oven. When meringues are done, they should be dry to the touch.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 10Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on abiggreenhouse.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

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Tuesday 3rd of December 2019

Maple flavoured meringue sounds amazing - I might try these at the weekend! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday (I couldn't see us in your 'linking up' link?)

Alexandra

Friday 29th of November 2019

Mmm, I love maple flavored snacks and desserts! Pinned.

Marie

Wednesday 27th of November 2019

I love meringues but flavored with maple, yes please! Pinned

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