This recipe for walnut meringues is one of my favourites! I usually double it because they're so yummy (and more-ish!). Meringues are much easier than you would think - try this out for yourself and see! The walnuts make them extra special :)

Walnut Meringues

Walnut Meringues
Makes approx. 10

  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup castor sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • Beat egg white until soft peaks form, gradually add sugar, beat until dissolved. Fold in brown sugar, walnuts and sifted baking powder.
  • Drop dessertspoonfuls of mixture onto greased and lightly cornfloured tray (or tray covered with baking paper). Bake in slow oven (150°C) for approximately 1 hour.
Credit: The Australian Women's Weekly 100 Delicious Biscuits and Slices (1982), edited by Ellen Sinclair.

P.S. I've also added this recipe to my Recipe Box page.