Ingredients

140g Uncle Joe's Hazelnut Meal

4 egg whites

250 gm caster sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla essence

4 drops of vinegar


Serve with

300ml fresh cream

250g fresh berries

icing sugar

 

Method

Beat egg whites until stiff, add sugar and continue beating until satiny smooth.

Add vanilla and vinegar, then fold in Uncle Joe's Hazelnut Meal.

Bake in two sponge tins (baking paper on bottom), for 45 minutes at 180oC, until crisp and lightly browned.

Cool on wire rack.

To serve, put whipped cream on one half, place the fruit (lychees or strawberries) and then top with the other half.

Sprinkle with a bit of icing sugar.

Serve as a dessert or with coffee.


Meringue can be made the day before.