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Peach Clouds Recipe
  • READY IN 8+ hrs

Peach Clouds

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"This is a very simple but elegant dessert. It must be made at least 8 hrs ahead of time, but oh so worth it. Serve with vanilla ice cream. Garnish with edible flowers or mint leaves. Simply elegant."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    8 hrs
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 20 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Beat egg whites in clean, dry bowl with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Beat in salt and cream of tartar. Continue beating and pour in sugar, a few tablespoons at a time, until mixture is glossy and stiff peaks form. Fold in vanilla.
  3. Place in greased pie plate or spoon or pipe onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  4. Place in preheated oven and turn oven off. Leave meringue in unopened oven 8 hours or overnight. To serve, place meringue on serving platter and arrange peaches on top.
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Oct 08, 2003

This dessert was very attractive, but I thought the meringue was far too sweet, I've had meringue shells before that would be better and use much less sugar.

 
Oct 03, 2011

This isn't a quick recipe, but for presentation it's absolutely delightful. I chose to make mini nests for individual servings. Perfect! If you have any concerns about the sweetness I suggest adding the sugar 1/4 cup at a time, you don't want the meringue to taste like egg whites. I found that it was fine as is.

 

3 Ratings

Jun 18, 2014

I set the oven to preheat at 450 as per recipe. I made the meringues put them in the oven and immediately turned off the oven. The meringues turned quite brown very quickly. I don't know if the temp is a typo but I think the oven temp as stated is too hot for the meringues.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 237 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56.5 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 156 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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