Apple Meringue

Apple Meringue

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs
  • Servings: 12
  • About This Recipe

    “I make this almost every Rosh Hashana, it’s a great dish for autumn. It’s dairy-free, good for those who are lactose intolerant.”


  • 2lbsgranny smith apples( or any tart apple)
  • 1cupsugar( or less)
  • 1tablespoonhoney
  • 1/2 cupwater
  • 1/2vanilla beans or 1/2 vanilla extract
  • 2cloves
  • 1/2 teaspooncinnamon
  • 1pinchnutmeg
  • 1/2 cupraisins
  • 2tablespoons Grand Marnier or 2tablespoonscognac
  • Italian meringue

  • 1cupsugar
  • 1/4 cupwater
  • 4egg whites
  • Directions

  • Peel, core and slice apples, not too thin.
  • Make a syrup with the water and the sugar.
  • Add the spices, apples and raisins.
  • Cook covered until tender, but still hold their shape.
  • Add the liqueur and the honey.
  • Place in a baking dish.
  • Make Italian Meringue——————.
  • Stir sugar and water over heat until sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Let cook until a thick syrup.
  • Meanwhile, whip with an electric beater the whites until they form soft peaks.
  • Slowly pour the hot syrup into the whites, beating all along until cool.
  • Spread meringue on top of apples, bake in preheated 350 F oven until golden.
  • Chill.
  • Reviews

  • “Terrific, and worked beautifully. i scaled the amount down to three and used apple pie spice rather than the separate ones.”