Unicorn Poo Meringues: A Magical Sweet Treat
Unicorn poo meringues are a kind of dessert that is usually associated with French, Italian and Swiss cuisine. Whipped egg whites and sugar are the two main ingredients to make unicorn poo meringues. Making these unicorn poo meringues is easy and fun. You can use different colors and flavors and make something that matches your party or your celebration. You can make these cute meringues with your kids. As unicorn is a favorite children’s character, they will love to make these. Indeed, making unicorn poo meringues are in trend nowadays. Your child will surely love to decorate these little treats.
The ingredients that you will need on hand to make unicorn poo meringues follow.
- 4 large egg whites at room temperature
- 100 grams of castor sugar
- 100 grams of sifted icing sugar
- 4 food coloring gels or pastes
- For the eyes and mouth, you need a small amount of ready-to-roll white and black fondant icing
Apart from these ingredients, you will also need
- A 4 cm round cutter or circle
- 1 large piping bag with a 1 cm open star nozzle
- 4 small paintbrushes
You need to follow the following steps to make the unicorn poo meringues.
At first at 120 C/100 C fan/gas, half heat the oven. Line the two baking sheets with parchment. With a pencil and a 4 cm round cutter, draw 22 circles on the parchment.
Second, whip the egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Then, a spoonful at a time, add the caster sugar and keep whisking completely between every addition of the caster sugar until the mixture is glossy and stiff. Keep repeating the sugar icing steps.
Third, in a tall glass or jug, put the piping bag nozzle. So, from the nozzle to the top of the bag add a thin layer of the four colored food gels. Then, spoon in the meringue mixture.
Fourth, use the circles as a guide and pipe the meringues on the tray. Bake for 20 minutes and then turn it down to 100 C/80 C with one-fourth fan/gas. Cook these until they are completely cooked. After it is completely cooked leave it in the oven to let it cool.
Fifth and the last step: to create the eyes and mouths, mold in small pieces of white and black fondant icing. Stick these eyes and mouth on the cooled meringues by dabbing each piece with royal icing.
These are the steps that need to be followed to make your meringues. This can be made easily. Your kids will surely love to make these meringues because kids usually love to eat desserts and making character desserts is something interesting.