Preparation info

  • 12

    shells
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 oz. castor sugar

Method

Place egg whites and salt in a clean dry bowl and whisk until whites stand up in points. Beat in 2–3 teasp. of sugar, then lightly fold in remainder. Using a bag and plain vegetable pipe, force the mixture in shell shapes on to greaseproof paper on a baking-sheet. Alternatively, use