Besitos de Merengue

Meringue Kisses

Preparation info
  • Makes

    24 to 30

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Since classic Cuban desserts like flan and natillas are made with egg yolks, there has to be something to do with all of the whites. Meringues are a logical and delightful solution. Eggs are officially rationed in modern Cuba, so meringues are not as common there as they once were, but at Cuban bakeries like the one at the Café Versailles Miami, they are a popular sweet to eat with a cafecito.

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