Happy New Year 2017!
My sweet obsession with meringues continues in 2017. I can't help it. There is something about this sweet confections that I adore so much. So to kick off the new year on my blog I made this pretty meringue wreath cake. Let's celebrate!
I've been meaning to make succulent cake for months. I looked for inspiration on pinterest and located quite a a few done in buttercream and fondant but none in meringue. And I thought to myself why not?
Meringue Layers (makes 2 layers, and Succulent meringues) Step by Step Video Tutorial
8 egg whites, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tbl cornstarch
1tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
Large Star Piping tip
Piping Tip #81
Leaf Tip #352
Star Tip 1M
Food Colors used: claret, leaf green, moss green, yellow, orange
Whipped Cream Filling
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup plain, non-fat Greek Yogurt
2tbl cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup finely shaved chocolate or mini chocolate chips
1tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean