- 4 egg whites
- 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- drop of food colouring
- Preheat oven to 190C.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl beat egg whites until frothy.
- Add cream of tartar and salt then beat until stiff.
- Add sugar a tablespoon at a time until while continuously beating at high speed until it forms stiff peaks.
- Add vanilla and colouring then mix evenly.
- Place in a piping bag then pipe it on the parchment paper.
- Place meringues in the oven, and then turn it off after 2 minutes. Leave it on the oven for 4 hours.
- Remove from the oven then place on an airtight container.