Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream {gluten free & dairy free} | The Pink Rose Bakery
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Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream

Today is my last little offering for afternoon tea week. We’ve had mini jam cups, a cheeky sip or two of a g & tea and now we have passion meringues with coconut cream.

Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream {gluten free & dairy free} | The Pink Rose Bakery

Because everyone likes a meringue, don’t they? Especially when they are slightly chewy in the middle and melt in your mouth.

Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream {gluten free & dairy free} | The Pink Rose Bakery

Anointed with whipped coconut cream and tart passion fruit, these will make a lovely addition to any table, afternoon tea or otherwise.

Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream {gluten free & dairy free} | The Pink Rose Bakery

I haven’t sweetened the passion fruit as I wanted the sourness to off-set the sweetness of the meringue and the cream, but if you feel that pure unadulterated passion fruit is too much for you, feel free to add a pinch of sugar or so.

Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream {gluten free & dairy free} | The Pink Rose Bakery

Simple and cloud like, these are a real crowd pleaser! Like individual pavlovas . . . !

Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream {gluten free & dairy free} | The Pink Rose Bakery

Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream

  • Servings: 10, approximately
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Ingredients:

  • 1 x 400ml can of coconut milk
  • 2 large egg whites
  • pinch of salt
  • 150g caster sugar, aka superfine sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract + 1/2 tsp for the coconut cream
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar, or caster sugar
  • 2 – 3 passion fruit

Method:

  1. The day / night before you want to make these place the can of coconut milk upside-down in the fridge.
  2. Pre-heat the oven to 140 Celsius / 120 fan / 275 Fahrenheit. Line a large baking sheet with non-stick baking paper.
  3. Place the egg whites and salt in a clean bowl. Whisk until they start to form soft peaks.
  4. Gradually add the sugar, whisking well in-between each addition, until you have a stiff, glossy mixture.
  5. Beat in the vanilla extract.
  6. Scrape the meringue mixture into a piping bag fitted with a serrated nozzle.
  7. Pipe rounds of meringue approximately 7cm in circumference onto the prepared baking sheet. Don’t place them too close together as they will puff up a little when baked.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes then turn off the oven, open the door a little and leave to cool completely in the oven.
  9. Remove the can of coconut milk from the fridge and turn it the right way up. Open it and pour off the water. Scoop the solid part into a bowl.
  10. Add the vanilla extract and sugar to the coconut cream and whip until light and fluffy. Store in the fridge until needed.
  11. To assemble – place a meringue on a plate and top with a dollop of the coconut cream (you could pipe it if you wanted to be really fancy) and then spoon over some passionfruit. Serve straight away to avoid soggy meringues.

Ā© The Pink Rose Bakery 2015

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6 thoughts on “Passion Meringues with Coconut Cream”

    1. Good point, thanks! I always tend to go for the ones with the least ingredients, so haven’t had this problem. Yet. I’m sure I’ll get caught out at some point šŸ™‚

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