Peaches and Meringue Recipe

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Chloe Published: December 3, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Peaches and Meringue Recipe

How To Make Peaches and Meringue

Soft, juicy fresh peaches are topped with fluffy and slightly crispy meringue in this peaches and meringue recipe. It’s a super easy and fun dessert!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 6 minutes
Total: 16 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2ripe peaches,large, halved and pitted
  • 2tbspsugar,plus 1 tsp, divided
  • 1egg white,large, at room temperature
  • pinchground cinnamon,or chopped pecans, crushed graham crackers, and/or drizzle of honey, optional extra toppings

Instructions

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Places peaches, cut side up, on a baking sheet and sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon sugar on each half. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat for about 3 to 5 minutes or until tops begin to brown.

  3. Meanwhile, add egg white with a pinch of salt to a mixing bowl and beat with electric mixer (or a hand blender also works well) on medium-high speed until foamy. Gradually add remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, beating briefly until the meringue holds stiff, glossy peaks.

  4. Place a dollop of meringue on each peach half and return to the broiler for 10 to 15 seconds. Turn off the broiler and leave peaches in oven for about 20-300 seconds just until tips of meringue are browned.  

Nutrition

  • Calories: 58.15kcal
  • Fat: 0.21g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.82g
  • Fiber: 1.29g
  • Sugar: 12.72g
  • Protein: 1.43g
  • Sodium: 11.05mg
  • Calcium: 7.81mg
  • Potassium: 157.55mg
  • Iron: 0.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 12.29µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.06mg
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