Served on New Year's Day at Chris and Mardi's
Made by John Paul - the best start to 2015
4 large eggwhites
1 cup of castor or finely ground sugar ( 30 sec in a food processor)
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 teaspoon of white vinegar
1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch
Preheat oven to 250 F or 130 C
Beat the eggwhites at medium speed until soft peaks form.
Add the sugar one tablespoon at a time and continue to beat on high until the
meringue forms stiff shiny peaks.
Beat in the vanilla extract.
Using a rubber spatula fold in the cornstarch and vinegar.
Spread mixture,(approx 11/2 inches thick), on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 60-75 mins.Then open the oven door slightly and let cool.
For topping whip up 1 cup of heavy whipping cream and add 11/2 tablespoons of sugar and 1/2 tsp of vanilla.
Top with fresh berries and kiwi.