An item of sweet food made from a mixture of well-beaten egg whites and sugar, baked until crisp and typically used as a topping for desserts, especially pies. Individual meringues are often filled with fruit or whipped cream.
More example sentences
- I store it in jars and use it to spoon over all sorts of things, like pancakes, creamy meringues, plain cheesecake, yogurt, and vanilla ice-cream.
- We were delighted with the show and happily chose from various cheesecakes, meringues and chocolate cakes.
- I'd do difficult things like puff pastry or meringues.
from French, of unknown origin.