Nutmeg Meringues
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Serves: 24 meringues
  • ½ cup egg whites (~4 eggs), room temp.
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
  1. Preheat oven to 215F.
  2. Sift both sugars together and set aside.
  3. Place room temperature egg whites in a very clean mixer bowl.
  4. Beat on medium speed until foamy. Increase speed to high and beat to soft peaks.
  5. Add cream of tartar.
  6. Very slowly add sugar by tablespoons until incorporated.
  7. Beat until very stiff and glossy.
  8. If desired, add nutmeg into last few whips of the mixer. Alternatively, sprinkles nutmeg on top after piped.
  9. Transfer to piping bag and pipe onto parchment or silicone lined baking sheet.
  10. Bake for about 2 hours. After baking time, turn off oven but leave meringues in. Let sit for additional 2 hours (or even overnight) until cooled completely.
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