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Cherry Berries on a Cloud Recipe
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Cherry Berries on a Cloud Recipe

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"Serve this elegant dessert, and you're sure to get requests for the recipe," says field editor Darlene Alexander of Nekoosa, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 279 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Add the cream of tartar and salt; beat until foamy. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff peaks form (do not under beat). Spread evenly in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 275° for 1 hour; turn off oven (do not open door). Let cool in oven overnight or at least 12 hours.
  2. In another large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth; gently fold in whipped cream and marshmallows. Spread over meringue. Chill for 4 hours. Cut into 16 pieces. Combine topping ingredients; spoon 1/4 cup over each serving. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Berries on a Cloud in Taste of Home February/March 1997, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 279 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2013

"Had this at a club meeting tonight and it was wonderful. The hostess had a copy of an old recipe, so it's been around a while, but so worth the three days it takes to make."

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2013

"This is my favorite dessert and my sister's too. We make it for our birthdays and try to find excuses to make it other times too! I make it all strawberry. Well my MOM makes it I'm about to make it for my first time myself."

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

"Delicious. The meringue goes so soft and sweet, and the tangy cream cheese in the filling really compliments the sweetness of the meringue and fruit. It serves a lot too since you can cut small squares!"

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Reviewed Apr. 12, 2012

"This is a family favorite. The results are beautiful and delicious. It keeps well in the fridge and like that I can make it ahead of time."

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2011

"I am so disappointed in this recipe. Itxwas time consuming and sickly sweet! You could easily use less than half the sugar. Yes, it LOOKS nice, but no one at my dinner party finished their small squares."

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