Berry Meringue Nests

Ingredients

4 egg whites

1 cup sugar-free baking blend 

1 tsp cream of tartar 

 

1 punnet fresh raspberries

Juice of 1 orange

1 punnet fresh blueberries

½ punnet strawberries – sliced or chopped 

Sweetener for dusting + 1 tsp for berries

2 cups thickened cream 

1 tsp vanilla bean paste for cream and 1 tsp for fruit

Method

Preheat oven 100°C. 

Whisk the egg whites, baking blend and cream of tartar together until thickened. Put into a piping bag, and pipe the meringue mixture into little meringue nest shapes on a lined baking tray.

Bake for 40 minutes.

Combine all berries in a bowl and place 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste, orange juice and allow to soak, set aside.

In a bowl combine cream, 1 teaspoon classic sweetener and vanilla bean paste and whip with an electric beater until peaks form.

Place meringue nests on a plate and spoon thickened cream on the nest  Spoon generously berry mixture (and extra juice) over the nest and then dust with additional sweetener.