Peach Clouds

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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8 h 20 m servings 237 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



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

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.



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.

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...

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 ...

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