Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

A recipe from the Caribbean island of Curacao. Posted for ZWT5.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.
  2. Beat the egg whites until stiff with cream of tartar and grated peel, add sugar slowly then the vanilla.
  3. Slightly grease a ring mold then coat with granulated sugar, shaking out the excess.
  4. Spoon in meringue and cut through with a knife, shake to even the batter, remove any air pockets. Put mold into a shallow pan of hot water and place into the oven.
  5. Turn off the oven and leave the meringue in for at least 2 hours without opening the door at any time.
  6. Finally, unmold the meringue, pour hot caramel over it and serve with chilled custard sauce.