​Ice Cream Strawberry Meringue Nests Recipe

Make your own mini meringue nests and fill with a delicious mix of ice cream and fresh strawberry sauce.


Prep Time

20 minutes

Cooking Time

1 hour



Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 SPAR Egg Whites
  • 250 ml SPAR Castor Sugar
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 14 SPAR Cream Crackers, crushed
  • 5 ml baking powder


  • 150 ml SPAR Sugar
  • 250 ml SPAR Strawberry Juice
  • 200 g strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • Fresh strawberries to decorate (optional)
  • 8 - 12 Scoops SPAR Vanilla & Strawberry Flavoured Ice Cream

Recipe Method

  1. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  2. Gradually add sugar. Beat until dissolved and meringue is thick and glossy.
  3. Stir in vanilla essence, then crushed cream crackers. Fold in baking powder and mix.
  4. Place large spoonfuls of mixture onto a greased, floured baking sheet. Use the back of a spoon to make dents in meringues. Bake for 45 minutes at ±160 °C until set but not dried right through.
  5. Make sauce by combining sugar and juice. Add strawberries. Boil for 15 - 20 minutes until thick and jammy! Allow to cool.
  6. Place 1 scoop of ice cream into each meringue nest, drizzle with sauce and decorate with fresh strawberries.

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