Meringue Circus


4 egg whites (free-range eggs at room temperature)
double the weight of your egg whites in Caster Sugar
Pinch of salt
1tsp vanilla extract
Various colour paste

Make sure that your bowl is grease free!
Whisk your egg whites on medium speed until start getting white then continue mixing on a higher speed until the mixture stands up in stiff peaks.
Add the sugar one by one with a spoon on high speed and keep mixing for about 5 min. Check with your fingers that there are not any grains, if yes, continue mixing for 3 minutes.
Finaly add the vanilla extract and mix for 2 min
Prepare your piping bag with a tip 2A and using a paint brush start colouring with your colour paste (gel) inside the bag. Carefully add the mixture to the bag.
Hold your piping bag straight about 2 cm. Start squeezing keeping in the same place and then left it up

Line 2 baking sheets with grease proof paper
Preheat the oven to 100 C and bake the meringues for about 40 minutes