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Matcha Meringue Kisses

A hint of green tea adds a sophisticated twist to the classic meringue. Martha made this recipe on episode 508 of Martha Bakes.

  • Yield: Makes about 32

Source: Martha Bakes

Ingredients

  • 3 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon matcha

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment.

  2. Place egg whites, granulated sugar, and salt in a heatproof bowl. Set bowl over a pot with a few inches of barely simmering water; cook, whisking constantly, until mixture is warm, frothy and sugar is dissolved, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove bowl from heat and, using an electric mixer, beat on high until stiff, glossy peaks form, about 3 minutes. Place confectioners' sugar and matcha in a small sieve; sift over egg white mixture and gently fold in with a rubber spatula.

  3. Fit a large pastry bag with a 1/2-inch round tip and fill with meringue. Pipe 1 1/2-inch kisses onto prepared baking sheet. Bake until dry, rotating pan halfway through, about 2 hours. Let cool completely on sheet on a wire rack before peeling off parchment. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

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