Baking for the boyfriend: Meringues

Three posts in one week? You never post three posts in one week! That’s right, but I will (try to) from now on! After mastering the “two posts a week”-thing I’ll try my best to make it three. I’m not sure how this will work out for the next two months though. My finals are coming up and at this time my whole life is about books, books, and more books. I recieved my exam schedule last week and let me tell you, it’s going to be crazy. But I’m up for the challenge!
So, what to do when you have the afternoon off? I thought I’d make K happy and make him on of his fave treats! Meringues are not the easiest things to make, I know. I often mess them up myself but this time they were just perfect! Completely dry on the inside, crispy and sweet. K loved them! I used this recipe from bbcgoodfood.com and it’s honestly the best one I’ve tried so far! Almost fail proof and it makes for delicious meringues. I know so, because every good chef tastes before she serves!

Nikki 
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23 Comments

  1. 4 May 2012 / 14:20

    I love baking, I am getting an oven soon from my boyfriend and will go crazy with the vegan cakes and pasteries! Good to hear he liked them!

  2. 4 May 2012 / 15:39

    A fail proof meringue recipe? That's definitely worthy of a blog post. Looks delicious and your food styling is lovely. 😉

  3. 4 May 2012 / 17:47

    aw what a nice girlfriend 🙂 that looks scrumptious by the way!

  4. 4 May 2012 / 18:41

    You are so brave to take those on – I'm so intimidated by merengue. And I'll look forward to reading more posts. 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  5. 5 May 2012 / 00:12

    Guh, a little bit of drool came out of my mouth… meringues are delicious.

  6. 5 May 2012 / 04:14

    Hello! I just came across your wonderful blog and was wondering if we could follow each other on Blogger and Twitter? Take care. 🙂

    Kristina (pink-sequins@blogspot.com)

  7. 5 May 2012 / 08:16

    Oh such a nice thing to make for your boyfriend 🙂 You're very talented, there's no way I could make meringues!

  8. 6 May 2012 / 12:02

    aah wat lief van je! ziet er ook echt lekker uit ^^

  9. 6 May 2012 / 18:09

    Why did you have to link me this right in the middle of my meringue craving :p hahahah! They look lovely! I can never get them right either – they always go really REALLY chewy in the middle when I make them haha! (can you believe I went to catering college?! – I'm the worst baker ever haha) but I may just have to scramble around the kitchen and make these if I can be bothered. Hope you had a lovely weekend! 🙂

  10. 6 May 2012 / 18:20

    I bet those were delicious! I would love to make some one day! xo

  11. 6 May 2012 / 20:06

    Oh, looks fab! Now I wish I had some too! 😀

    Thank you again for your lovely lovely guestpost Nikki! 🙂 Finally I'm back on the blogs after catching up on work! 🙂

  12. 6 May 2012 / 21:46

    awww you lucky boyfriend!:)
    i also made choco cupcakes this weekend! so relaxing just doing things you never have time for during working days:)

    Love,
    Nee
    ROSECANDLE11

  13. 6 May 2012 / 21:48

    oh my did I tell you I used to live in Belgium!! So awesome you live there! I LOVE IT!!

  14. 7 May 2012 / 05:23

    Thanks for your sweet comment! Also how nice of you those treats look delicious!

    xx
    Cecilia
    dearestlou.com

  15. 7 May 2012 / 14:27

    I actually just pulled a recipe for these, I've been wanting to try them for awhile now.

    xo erica

  16. 7 May 2012 / 17:00

    I'll admit meringues totally scare me. I haven't event tried them yet so I really don't know what scares me about them. They seem so easy to mess up. But kudos to you for perfecting a batch!
    You have one lucky boyfriend! 🙂

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