Makes: 10 Nests (1 Serving
= 1 Nest)
Source: "Sweet Inspirations" by Patti Lynch
3 egg whites
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
3 tablespoons fruit sweetener (recipe to follow)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until thick. Slowly, add fruit
sweetener and vanilla. Beat until stiff.
2. On cookie sheet that has been covered with brown paper, make 10 mounds.
With spoon make each mound into a cup-like nest, approximately 4" in diameter.
3. Bake 45 minutes at 275 degrees F. Turn off oven. Leave nests in oven
one more hour or overnight. Let dry before removing from paper.
Slice 1-1/2 cups strawberries which have been drizzled with 3 tablespoons
fruit sweetener. Spoon strawberries into nests. If desired, top with whipped
cream which has been lightly sweetened with fruit sweetener (1/2 cup whipping
cream (whipped)* + 1 tablespoon fruit sweetener). Fruit sweetened, strawberry
or French vanilla ice cream can also be used. Top with one whole strawberry.
Blueberries, blackberries, or peaches also work well as a substitute for
* a low-fat whipped topping
may be substituted.
Nutritional Information Per
Calories: 35; Fat: trace; Carbohydrates: 7 grams; Protein: 1 gram; Sodium:
15 mg; Cholesterol: trace
Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit
Notes: Fruit Sweetener recipe follows all recipes below.