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Martha Washington Candy

By carmenray83

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Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (66 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 2lbs sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2c flaked coconut
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3c chopped pecans
  • Dipping chocolate:
  • 1 cake paraffin wax
  • 12oz semi sweet chocolate

Details

Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Mix all ingredients together, shape into a ball, chill until hard.

Step 2

Dip chilled balls in melted dipping chocolate.

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INGREDIENTS

  • Eggs
  • Confectioner's sugar
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Lemon zest

METHOD

  1. Separate egg yolks and whites
  2. In a bowl, whisk egg whites
  3. Add confectioner's sugar
  4. Distribute on baking pan and flatten center lightly with a spoon
  5. Bake for 30 minutes at 250 degrees
  6. While that's baking, squeeze fresh lemon juice into a bowl
  7. Add egg yolks, sugar, and flour then whisk together
  8. Add butter and whisk again
  9. Take the merigues out of the oven once they're ready
  10. Spoon the filling into the center of the meringues
  11. Grate lemon rind and sprinkle the zest over the top of the pavlovas
  12. Serve!

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