Raspberry meringue clouds

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

6 cups (1.5 L)

* PLUS Refrigeration Time: 180 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Balkan-style yogurt , 5.9% M.F.
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 125-g pkg meringue nests , or 16 meringues, each about 1 1/2 in. wide
  • 1/3 cup sweetened desiccated coconut
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries
  • 1/3 cup pistachios , chopped (optional)

Instructions

  • To thicken yogurt, line a sieve with cheesecloth or paper towels. Place over a bowl. Scrape in yogurt. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight. Turn thickened yogurt into a large bowl. Stir in sugar, lemon peel and vanilla. Coarsely crumble in meringues. Sprinkle with coconut. Stir to mix. Spoon into dessert bowls. Top with berries and pistachios.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 296,
  • Protein
  • 7.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.7 g,
  • Fat
  • 11.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 70 mg.

Store-bought meringues stirred into thickened yogurt are like little clouds.