Meringue Christmas trees are a simple splash of color on the plate of cookies.
The recipe for the meringue Christmas trees is once again one of the simpler ones. Baking cookies often remains egg white and no one really knows what to do with it. For this recipe you beat it easy with some sugar, make it green and make meringue trees therefrom. When decorating your own creativity is the limit. Finished are the cookies from the leftover egg whites.
The meringue trees are simple, crispy and a lovely pastry. Of course only people who like meringue also like this.
Meringue Christmas trees - crunchy, colorful firs
- 2 Pcs. Egg White
- 125 g Sugar
- green Food Coloring
- colorful Sugar Decoration
Provide egg white and sugar in a bowl and stir over a warm water bath. Stir as long until the sugar has dissolved. But be careful, the egg white may not be too warm.
Decant egg white into a mixing bowl and beat until stiff. Stir in some food coloring. Fill the mass in a piping bag with a large star tip and pipe small fir trees on a with baking paper lined baking sheet.
Decorate the fir trees with sugar decoration and dry in a preheated oven at 90°C for 2 hours. Then turn off the oven and open the door a bit. So let it cool down for about 4 hours.
The ideal recipe for all who bake cookies and have still left some egg whites.