Meringue Cookies 15 November 2011 Go Pushkin

Meringue Cookies

Czech meringue Cookies are called Sněhové pusinky.
Literally “Sněhové pusinky” means snow kisses.

Snehove pusinky Czech meringue Cookies [Sněhové pusinky]
Snehove pusinky

Yields 20-30 cookies

2   egg whites
80g   icing sugar (confectioners’)
1 teaspoon   lemon juice
50g   coconut powder
Snehove pusinky

Directions: 1

Beat the egg whites with an electric mixer and gradually add sugar.
Continue beating until the mixture becomes stiff and shiny.

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Lightly fold in lemon juice and coconut powder.

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Preheat the oven
 to 100ºC (200ºF) and prepare greaseproof paper on a baking tray. Drop a spoonful of the mixture or pipe them using a pastry piping bag 1 inch apart onto the prepared baking tray.
Bake for 60-75 minutes in preheated oven.

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Cool thoroughly and snehove pusinky are ready to serve!


Store in an airtight container.