Spooky ghosts

Recipe by:

Darina Allen

This meringue mixture can make spooky ghosts, pumpkins, brooms, cats, moons and stars, perfect for kids to get busy in the kitchen this Halloween

Spooky ghosts

SERVES

6

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

15

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

30

MINUTES

CUISINE

COURSE

Imported

Method

  1. Cover three baking trays with a perfectly-fitting sheet of silicone paper.

  2. Mix all the icing sugar with the egg whites at once in a spotlessly clean bowl.

  3. Whisk until the mixture forms stiff dry peaks – 10 to 15 minutes. Spoon into a clean piping bag with a star nozzle and pipe into spooky ghost shapes.

  4. Bake immediately in a low oven 150°C for 30 minutes or until set crisp.

  5. Pipe eyes with melted chocolate on half of the ghosts. Sandwich the meringues together with whipped cream.

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites

  • 250g icing sugar, sieved

  • 300ml whipped cream

Method

  1. Cover three baking trays with a perfectly-fitting sheet of silicone paper.

  2. Mix all the icing sugar with the egg whites at once in a spotlessly clean bowl.

  3. Whisk until the mixture forms stiff dry peaks – 10 to 15 minutes. Spoon into a clean piping bag with a star nozzle and pipe into spooky ghost shapes.

  4. Bake immediately in a low oven 150°C for 30 minutes or until set crisp.

  5. Pipe eyes with melted chocolate on half of the ghosts. Sandwich the meringues together with whipped cream.