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Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies recipe, that’s indulgent, and a perfect dessert to make if you want to yay your guests.
This recipe is a bit of effort, but it’s really worth it, because you end up with a creamy and crispy dessert, with fresh strawberries and cream.

We love creating cookie recipes, but you can’t really serve a cookie as a dessert?! So, we tried to find a way to turn cookies into a decadent dessert you can serve at a dinner party.
Who doesn’t like strawberries and cream, and who doesn’t like a crispy crunchy butter cookie? Strawberry shortcake and lemon meringue combo work so well together. This is a fantastic dessert you can make at home to impress your guests.

This Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake recipe has got loads going on; we have got butter shortbread cookies, meringue with sliced fresh strawberries, and extra cloud lemon meringue on top.

How To Make Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies:

You will need:

For The Cookies:
-Butter
-Sugar
-Flour

For The Meringue:
-Egg Whites
-Powdered Sugar
-Touch Of Vinegar
-Lemon Zest

You will need to make the shortbread cookies first by beating the butter and sugar together in a bowl or using a kitchen aid.  Then the flour is folded to create the shortbread paste.
Once they are done, you can make the meringue while the cookies are cooling.

Making meringue is a lot easier than you think. You literally need to whip egg whites with a touch of vinegar using your kitchen aid (the vinegar helps stabilize the eggs) The whites are whipped with the vinegar, until airy and fluffy, then the powdered sugar is added gradually. You want stiff peaks. Voila, you have lemon meringue!

After all that is done, dollop some meringue on top of half the cookies, then add sliced strawberries, close the top with another cookie, and spread/pipe the meringue on top. Voila! Enjoy!

Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

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Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

SmoothiesNcookies
Lemon Meringue Strawberry Shortcake Cookies recipe, that's indulgent, and a perfect dessert to make if you want to yay your guests.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 334 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • For The Shortbread:
  • 180 g/6oz plain flour
  • 125 g/4oz unsalted butter softened
  • 55 g/2oz caster sugar
  • For The Meringue:
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp white vinegar
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • Strawberries:
  • 10 strawberries sliced

Instructions
 

  • First, make the cookies:
  • Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5.
  • Beat the butter and the sugar together until smooth.
  • Fold in the flour and mix untill a soft dough forms (do not overmix). Turn on to a work surface and gently roll out until the dough is 1cm/½in thick.
  • Cut into rounds using a cookie cutter and place onto a baking tray. Sprinkle with caster sugar.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, or until pale golden-brown. Set aside to cool on a wire rack.
  • Make The Meringue:
  • Using an electric mixer, or a kitchen aid with the whisk attached to it, beat the egg whites with the vinegar and lemon zest until fluffy and double in volume.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar.
  • Keep whisking until stiff peaks.
  • After all that is done, dollop some meringue on top of half the cookies, then add sliced strawberries, close the top with another cookie, and spread/pipe more meringue on top. Voila! Enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingSugar: 14.2gCalories: 334kcalFat: 11.2gProtein: 2.2gCarbohydrates: 34.3g
Keyword baking, classic recipe, cookies, easy recipe, shortbread, shortcake, strawberries and cream
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