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Fruit Salad Meringue

by Bryony Harrison (follow)
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fruit salad, meringue


The other day, I made an apricot tart that left me with lots of egg whites and a few tinned apricots. I hate wasting food, so decided to do something with them. With stewed blackberries and a fruit salad in the fridge, which were at risk of being thrown out if they weren't eaten soon, I had my answer. Fruit salad meringue.

While kids can make this healthy dessert, they can learn about the value of recycling at the same time. It is quick and easy to whip up, and at the end of it, they have something tasty to eat.

I had enough to make two meringues, but you can make adjustments depending on how many leftovers you have.

Time: 35 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials



meringue


4 leftover egg whites
Left over fruit (either from a fruit salad, or old fruit that needs using up)



fruit salad


2 recycled pie dishes
30g Truvia Sweetener (or 100g caster sugar)
40g cornflour
Mixing bowl
Whisk

Method
Pre-heat your oven to 160 ༠C/ 140 ༠C fan/300 ༠F/2 Gas.
Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks.



meringue


Whisk in the sweetener/sugar and cornflour to stiff peaks.



fruit salad


Pour the fruit salad into two pie dishes.



meringue


Divide the meringue mix in half and spread half over each fruit salad.



fruit salad, meringue


Bake in the oven for twenty minutes.

Categories
#Recycling
#Fruit
#Meringue
#Any Age
#Easy
#Cooking
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