Your online resource

for all things culinary


HOME Search this Site All Recipes Special Sections Articles &  Resources Kitchen Equipment Food & Health Growing Food Directories

Missing an Ingredient ? UKFoodOnline.co.uk

Strawberry Dacquoise    Veg  CD  DP   75mins 
 

Serves: 6    Cold   Vegetarian  Fruit  Nuts  Dessert  Pudding

Ingredients

For the meringue:
125g/5oz Ground Almonds
5 large Egg Whites
225g/8oz Caster Sugar
A Little Vegetable Oil
For the filling

675g/1˝lb Fresh Strawberries, hulled and halved
1 Vanilla Pod
600ml/1pt  Double Cream
75g/3oz Icing Sugar
6 tbsp  Cognac

Instructions
 

1. Preheat the oven to 110C, 225F, Gas mark 1/2

2. Rub the oil over 3 flat baking trays and line each tray with parchment paper. Lightly oil the paper. Place the almonds into a food processor and pulse chop to a medium fine flour.

3. Whisk the egg whites with half the Caster sugar until stiff, then add the almonds and the remaining sugar. Fold in  to combine.

 

4.  Divide the mixture equally between the 3 trays and spread it out flat, each the same shape and diameter, as thinly as you can (1cm/1/2 inch thick at most). Bake for 60 minutes or until set. IMPORTANT peel off the paper whilst the meringues are still hot. Place on wire racks to cool.

 

5. Meanwhile, scrape the seeds from the vanilla pod into  a mixing bowl, add the cream and icing sugar and  lightly whip. When stiff, fold in the brandy.

 

5. To serve - Place the first meringue layer on  a large flat platter and cover it with a third of the cream mixture. Place a third of the strawberry halves onto the cream.  Repeat with the remaining meringue layers and cream. Chill until ready to serve.

 

     

 Follow us 

Share 

 

Key techniques required to make this recipe

 

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat – To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

 

Freezing/Make ahead

 

Tips, Options and Substitutions

 

xxx

Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

Mixing Bowl

Wooden or Plastic Spoon

 

Related Recipes and Information

More Dessert  Recipes 

 Sweet Sauce Recipes 

What's in Season

 

 Sign up for Free E-Mailings

For the latest kitchen equipment ideas

Still not found what you're looking for?

 

Try our search facility. Type in your main ingredient (s) or what you have available and allow us to whisk you up a recipe in seconds!

 

 

About Us  |  Contact Us  |    Private Privacy  |   Media Resources  |  Links  |  Sitemap  |  Printing Recipes  |   Abbreviations on this site  

 

This Web Site was designed and created by Recipes4us.co.uk. Copyright © 2000 to date [Recipes4us] All rights reserved.

 Some Photos © www.fotolia.co.uk