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Total Time
2hrs
Prep 0 mins
Cook 2 hrs

June is the time for events like anniversaries, graduations, bridal showers and other celebrations. So it makes sense to include meringues on the menu. They are a mixture of stiffly beaten egg whites and granulated sugar. These elegant meringue clouds also marry well with ice cream, custard, whipped cream or fresh berries.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°F Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and set aside. Place almonds in a single layer in a dry skillet, and turn heat to medium. Toast, stirring occasionally, until amonds are fragrant (about 2 minutes).
  2. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  3. Using a standing mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, whip egg whites on medium speed to soften peaks about 1-2 minutes.
  4. With the mixer running, add granulated sugar in 3 parts, waiting 20 seconds between additions.
  5. Using a rubber spatula, fold in confectioners' sugar and salt. Fold in 1 cups toasted almonds.
  6. Using slotted, scoop out large oval-shaped mounds of meringue and place on the lined sheet pan. Sprinkle with toasted almonds.
  7. Bake for 2 hours. Turn off oven, Leave clouds to dry in oven overnight.
  8. Remove clouds from the tray and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.