Meringue recipes

Crisp on the outside with a soft inside – well-made meringues are a beautiful thing.

Here are some of our best meringue recipes – take your pick from a classic Eton mess, nutty hazelnut meringues and our ever-popular basic meringue recipe.

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Mango and elderflower mess

Mango dessert recipes

Mango and elderflower mess

Based on the modern classic eton mess, this colourful mango and elderflower dessert swaps out the more common strawberries for...

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Almond cheesecake meringue nests

Almond recipes

Almond cheesecake meringue nests

Scoops of pillowy amaretto-spiked mascarpone top golden sugar meringue nests to make these individual festive desserts. The meringues can be...

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Chocolate meringue cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Chocolate meringue cake

If you love your desserts chocolatey, this recipe from Tarunima Sinha will definitely please… Her flour-free cake recipe uses ground...

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Lemon meringue shortbread

Easter baking ideas

Lemon meringue shortbread

“My mum used to make the most incredible lemon meringue pies when I was growing up, and this is my...

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Double chocolate meringue tower

Meringue recipes

Double chocolate meringue tower

Our teetering double-chocolate meringue tower shows how something as simple as French meringue can be turned into a showstopper. We’ve...

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Snow eggs with almond crumb, mango sorbet and passion fruit

Meringue recipes

Snow eggs with almond crumb, mango sorbet and passion fruit

This snow egg recipe from food writer and photographer Elainea Emmott is a simple showstopper dessert packed with fresh tropical...

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Michel Roux Jr’s Îles flottantes

Dinner party dessert recipes

Michel Roux Jr’s Îles flottantes

You’re in for a treat with this classic dessert which sees a perfect custard, topped with meringues then covered in...

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Lemon and strawberry meringue cake

Platinum Jubilee recipes

Lemon and strawberry meringue cake

Expect gasps when you unveil this gloriously OTT strawberry cake. The three layers are sandwiched with lemon curd, berries and...

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Chocolate coconut meringue wreath

Make-ahead Christmas dessert recipes

Chocolate coconut meringue wreath

This is one epic dessert for Easter or other special occasions. A chocolate coconut meringue wreath is topped with fruit...

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Frozen thandai semifreddo meringue cake

Impressive recipes for a special occasion

Frozen thandai semifreddo meringue cake

Ravinder Bhogal’s spectacular frozen thandai semifreddo meringue cake is perfect for a big Diwali gathering or other special celebration. Get...

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Cranberry pavlova with sorbet

Cranberry recipes

Cranberry pavlova with sorbet

Can’t face Christmas pud after the big dinner? Our cranberry pavlova is the perfect counterpoint of sweet and sharp to...

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Gloria’s lemon meringue pie

Dinner party dessert recipes

Gloria’s lemon meringue pie

Learn how to make Gloria restaurant’s lemon meringue pie. The London restaurant’s famous pud has tangy custard, crumbly pastry and...

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Eton mess roulade

Afternoon tea recipes

Eton mess roulade

A vanilla roulade filled with strawberries, cream and meringues. Our Eton mess roulade is the perfect summer pud to share...

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Easter chocolate meringue nests

Easter lunch recipes

Easter chocolate meringue nests

This kid-friendly Easter pud uses Easter chocolate such as Maltesers and Creme Eggs plus malty whipped cream to fill chocolate...

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Strawberry, lemon and elderflower meringue

Meringue recipes

Strawberry, lemon and elderflower meringue

Crisp meringue is topped with elderflower-spiked whipped cream and a pile of sweet strawberries in this springtime dessert. This recipe...

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Pavlova with orange curd and roast rhubarb

Meringue recipes

Pavlova with orange curd and roast rhubarb

A dessert that speaks of spring, this stunning pavlova by Gill Meller is topped with a smooth and zesty orange...

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