Marvelous Meringues by Wild Poppy Bistro & Bakery

wild poppy meringue nestsMeringue Nests by Wild Poppy Bistro & Bakery

There can never be too much love in the world. Wild Poppy Bistro & Bakery celebrates and spreads that love by sharing this recipe!


  • 4 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/2 TSP vanilla extract
  • 1/4 TSP cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 cups assorted berries
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 TBSP confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 TSP vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 200F.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, beat egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar with a mixer at medium speed until foamy.
  4. Increase mixer speed to high, and beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until glossy and stiff peaks form.
  5. Drop meringue into eight mounds on prepared pans.
  6. Using the back of a spoon, shape meringue into nests. Roughly 1 inch high and 4 inches wide.
  7. Bake for 1 hour.
  8. Turn oven off and leave meringues in oven with door closed overnight to dry out.
  1. With an electric mixer whip together cream, sugar, and vanilla extract until soft peaks form.
  2. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Makes 8 servings