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Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue Shortcakes Recipe

Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue Shortcakes Recipe

In summer the strawberry farms are open for picking. I serve strawberries with a crunchy hazelnut meringue cookie. — Barbara Estabrook, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts
  • 6 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 4 cups low-fat frozen yogurt

Directions

  • 1. Place egg whites in a small bowl; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 250°. Beat egg whites on medium speed until foamy. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high after each addition until sugar is dissolved. Continue beating until stiff glossy peaks form.
  • 3. Drop meringue into eight mounds on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. With the back of a spoon, shape into 3-in. cups. Sprinkle with hazelnuts. Bake 45-50 minutes or until set and dry. Turn off oven (do not open oven door); leave meringues in oven 1 hour. Remove from oven; cool completely on baking sheets. Remove meringues from paper.
  • 4. Place 3 cups strawberries in a large bowl; mash slightly. Stir in remaining strawberries. Just before serving, top meringues with frozen yogurt and strawberries. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 212 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

Reviews for Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue Shortcakes

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samiley2 User ID: 8845801 249259
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2016

"Easy and taste better than pound cake or shortcake cups. My husband asked for me to make it again."

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beajbutterfly@aol.com User ID: 1889681 190300
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2014

"Great Taste Was Delish !!!"

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Nichaphat User ID: 7588309 213543
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2014 Edited Apr. 29, 2014

"Easy recipe and taste great."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.