Fisherman’s Friend meringues

servings12
1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

Fisherman’s Friend meringues

  • 12 Fisherman’s Friend sweets
  • 7g of egg white powder
  • 175g of caster sugar
  • 175ml of water

Method

1
In a mortar and pestle, crush the Fisherman's Friend sweets into a fine powder
  • 12 Fisherman’s Friend sweets
2
Thoroughly combine 75ml of the water, the egg white powder and the Fisherman's Friend powder in a food mixer for 3–4 minutes
  • 75ml of water
  • 7g of egg white powder
3
Meanwhile, soak the sugar in 100ml of water for 10 minutes, then cook to 121°C to create a sugar syrup
  • 100ml of water
  • 175g of caster sugar
4
Whisk the egg mixture on high speed for 30 seconds then gradually drizzle in the sugar syrup, with the mixer running
5
Mix on a high speed for another minute then lower the setting to medium. Continue to whisk until cooled and suitable for piping
6
Preheat the oven to 100°C/gas mark 1/2
7
Pipe the mixture into 30 meringue shapes and bake for 70 minutes or until firm
8
Take the meringues and gently place on the toothpicks to serve