Here, the best meringue dessert recipes, from traditional macarons to an impressive meringue cake. Plus, Jacques Pépin demonstrates great techniques for making meringue.
In this article:
- Video: Jacques Pépin on How to Make and Pipe Meringue
- Video: Jacques Pépin’s Tips for Separating Eggs
How to Make Meringue
Jacques Pépin makes classic meringue and pipes it onto a baking sheet.
How to Separate an Egg
Jacques Pépin reveals an easy way to separate eggs and identifies a common mistake.
Slideshow: Lesson in French Cookies
Pastry genius François Payard shows designer Jason Wu how to make macarons, the popular French meringue sandwich cookies.
Delicious Meringue Dessert Recipes
Ferran Adrià calls these fun and easy meringue-coated fruit skewers "Chupa Chups Julio Verne" or "Jules Verne Lollipops," presumably because they resemble something from an old-fashioned science fiction movie.
Delicate and substantial at the same time, Nick Malgieri’s pistachio-topped coconut meringues are chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside. For the best results, bake them on a dry day: Humidity can make meringues disappointingly soft.