Recipe For Honey Meringue To Use As A Pie Topping

I made a honey meringue as the topping for my lemon meringue pie. I started off whisking by hand which was not the right way to go about this. Make sure you have a hand held electric beater unless you feel like giving yourself an upper arm workout.

Honey Meringue
Honey Meringue
Head straight on to the Recipe For Honey Meringue ♥

In offering advice about travelling I also included a long missive about suitcases. From the beginning of our travels Dave has insisted that I be able to lift my own suitcase. Many tube stations only have stairs and that means carrying cases up and down them. To me, having suitcases with wheels is super important as you do not want to be carrying your suitcase through the airport terminal. I would recommend getting Cellini soft material cases with 4 wheels. Get the lightest available as the less your suitcase weighs, the more you can pack in. Dave and I use one cabin case between the two of us. Most airlines restrict this weight to 8 kilograms. For our check in luggage we have an expandable suitcase. I only expand the case if necessary on our way back and I zip tie the zips I am not using.

Today’s inspiration ♥ Recipe For Honey Meringue ♥ can be found on Lavender and Lime Click To Tweet

The weight restriction for check in luggage is usually 23 kilograms per piece. Dave has a smaller suitcase than mine and his usually weighs around 12 kilograms when we travel in summer. Mine weighs in at about 17 kilograms but then includes shoes, toiletries, books and the kitchen things we take with us. We use padlocks with codes to secure our bags and we take a spare one in our carry-on luggage in case someone breaks the lock. We don’t bother to wrap our suitcase unless the airline insists that we do so in order for them to cover the loss. I keep my suitcases light so that I can shop overseas for things we cannot buy here. On our last trip that included a dish drying rack from Ikea. Nothing about that shopping experience was sweet. Unlike these honey meringues which are super sweet. I used the Swiss method of preparing the meringue.

Lemon Meringue Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie

Click on the links for conversions and notes.

5.0 from 1 reviews
Honey Meringue
 
This is a very sweet meringue, perfect for a pie topping
All Rights Reserved:
Ingredients
  • 60mls honey
  • 2 egg whites
  • 0.625mls fine salt
Method
  1. Place the honey, egg whites and salt into a glass bowl that fits over a bain-marie
  2. Whisk to combine and then place over the bain-marie with the water just simmering
  3. Continue whisking to cook the egg whites until the temperature reaches 80° Celsius *
  4. Transfer the meringue into a stand mixer bowl and whisk using a baloon whisk until cool
  5. Place the meringue into a piping bag and pipe onto your pie
  6. Use a kitchen blow torch to sear the meringue **
My Notes
* If you don't have a thermometer you want the egg whites to be stiff and holding their shape
** I used Dave's plumbers blow torch and the flame was slightly too hot as you can see

Dave and I are overseas in Europe. We will be back at work on the 2nd of May. I will start replying to comments then. I won’t be able to read any blogs while we are away so please forgive my lack of visiting back. You can follow our trip by taking a look at our holiday blog.

Inspiration published on Lavender and Lime April 24:

Lavender and Lime Signature
Top of Page

Rating: 4.0. From 3 votes.
Please wait...

14 thoughts on “Recipe For Honey Meringue To Use As A Pie Topping

  1. Love this recipe, Tandy. I would never have thought to use honey in meringue instead of sugar. Much better!

    No votes yet.
    Please wait...
    1. It’s quite different but will be my choice from now on.

      No votes yet.
      Please wait...
  2. Hi Tandy, this has to be the prettiest use of meringue that I have ever seen, just gorgeous! Great traveling tips!
    cheri sharing the blog ♥ Slow Cooked and Then Baked TaquitosMy Profile

    No votes yet.
    Please wait...
    1. Thank you so much Cheri 🙂

      No votes yet.
      Please wait...
  3. Honey meringue as the topping for my lemon meringue pie sounds like a delicious idea, Tandy. This would make a lovely Spring treat. 🙂
    Anu – My Ginger Garlic Kitchen sharing the blog ♥ Perfect Vegetarian Pizza | How to Make Pizza Dough from Scratch | Video RecipeMy Profile

    No votes yet.
    Please wait...
    1. It was the perfect treat 🙂

      No votes yet.
      Please wait...
  4. Love the idea of making meringue with honey! Sounds delicious.
    All That I’m Eating sharing the blog ♥ Layered Ragu and Aubergine Pasta BakeMy Profile

    No votes yet.
    Please wait...
    1. Thanks Caroline 🙂

      No votes yet.
      Please wait...
  5. Oh yum that meringue looks amazing! We pack simialry with the same kind of suitcase…minus the dishrack for me 😉

    No votes yet.
    Please wait...
    1. Haha, the dishrack was a once off 🙂

      No votes yet.
      Please wait...
  6. I’ve never tried a honey meringue but I’m intrigued. I love making meringue pies so next time I’ll have to give this a try! Happy Monday, Tandy!
    Kelsie | the itsy-bitsy kitchen sharing the blog ♥ Espresso Cheesecake BrowniesMy Profile

    No votes yet.
    Please wait...
    1. Hope it works out for you Kelsie 🙂

      No votes yet.
      Please wait...
  7. I love the idea of a meringue with honey! And my suitcase is always RIGHT at the weight limit, if not above :/
    Sues sharing the blog ♥ What I Read: March 2017 | Book Recommendations for YouMy Profile

    No votes yet.
    Please wait...
    1. We just made it within the limit on our way back 🙂

      No votes yet.
      Please wait...

I would love to hear from you ♥

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Show some recipe ♥:  

CommentLuv badge