What Does Meringue Taste Like?

Meringue is a popular form of dessert in many parts of the world. However, you may wonder, what does meringue taste like? This tasty treat comes in many different forms, each as delicious as the next.

Meringue is a type of dessert that is made from whipped egg whites and sugar. It often also contains an acidic ingredient such as lemon, vinegar, or cream of tartar. Sometimes a binding agent such as salt, flour, or gelatin is added and a flavoring such as vanilla extract may be added too.



French meringue is a basic meringue recipe, the most standard of the three varieties. When making French meringue, the egg whites are beaten until soft peaks form. 



Swiss meringue is prepared by beating egg whites and sugar together while using a double broiler. The mixture is heated until the sugar dissolves and it reaches a temperature of 130 degrees Fahrenheit. 



Italian Meringue is the sturdiest of all three varieties. It is made by cooking a sugar syrup (water and sugar) to 240 degrees Fahrenheit.


Meringue has a wonderfully sweet, sugary taste that is similar to marshmallows. It has a soft texture that can be chewy on the inside and slightly crunchy on the outside depending on how it is prepared. It comes in three common variations, French, Italian, and Swiss. Find out more tips and tricks in the link below.

What Does Meringue Taste Like?