Vegan Vanilla Meringue
A super easy meringue made the vegan way with a little bit of vanilla sugar for a lovely taste. It can be used in different applications depending on how you pipe it before drying. Works well for adding flavor and texture to your desserts.
Preheat the oven to 90°C
Strain 90g of aquafaba from precooked chickpeas into a large bowl
Cut a lemon and squeeze 1tsp of the juice into the aquafaba
Whisk the aquafaba and lemon juice with a hand mixer on high speed until it starts to foam. Add 100g of vanilla sugar in batches. Continue to whisk until fully incorporated and smooth
Add ½tsp of salt and gently mix it with a spatula
Transfer the meringue to a piping bag, fitted with a 1cm star tip. Twist the top of the bag to tightly close it and cut the tip with a pair of scissors
Pipe the meringue in small tops on a tray lined with parchment paper
Bake for 3h until dry, but not golden
Let cool completely and store in an airtight container at room temperature. The vegan vanilla meringue is ready
Enjoy this sweet treat with any dessert of your preference!
Yield 10 portions