How to make Berry Meringue Nests -

These easy, light swirled raspberry meringue nests have a double dose of raspberries: swirled into the meringues, and served on top with whipped cream!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Wild berry jam, Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Berry Meringue Nests

Berry Meringue Nests Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Berry Meringue Nests Recipe

  • Wild berry jam 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Castor sugar 150 grams

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Dark chocolate chopepd 1/4 cup

  • Icing sugar for dusting

  • Mixed fresh berries (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries) for garnishing

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 2

Separate egg whites from yolks and put them in a bowl. Keep the yolks in another bowl. Beat the whites till fluffy.

Step 3

Add sugar, little by little, and continue beating till stiff peaks are formed. Transfer into a piping bag fitted with a nozzle.

Step 4

Pipe out the mixture in the shape of nests on the lined tray. Set aside to rest for 15-20 minutes.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 150° C.

Step 6

Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool to room temperature.

Step 7

To make chocolate ganache, heat cream in a non-stick pan. Add chocolate and mix till the chocolate melts. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 8

To make berry compote, heat wild berry jam in another non-stick pan. Add 2-3 tbsps water, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 9

Place the meringue nests on a serving platter. Top with a spoonful of berry compote on each and drizzle chocolate ganache. Dust icing sugar, garnish with mixed berries and fresh mint and serve immediately.

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