Chewy cranberry meringues

These delicious chewy cranberry meringues, sometimes called cranberry chewies, make a delicate, pretty afternoon tea treat.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 10
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Chewy cranberry meringues


Chewy cranberry meringues
  • 3/4 cup (60g) flaked almonds
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind
  • 3/4 cup (105g) dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar


Chewy cranberry meringues
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Grease oven trays and line with baking paper.
  • 2
    Dry roast nuts in medium frying pan over medium heat until browned lightly, remove from pan. Cool.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating until sugar dissolves.
  • 4
    Transfer to a bowl. Fold in sifted cornflour, rind, cranberries and nuts, in two batches.
  • 5
    Drop heaped tablespoons of mixture about 4cm apart onto trays. Bake for about 30 minutes. Stand on tray 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool. Dust with sifted icing sugar to serve.

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