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easy swiss meringue

Easy Swiss Meringue

Gimme Yummy
An easy and quick way to make a Swiss meringue in just 3 simple steps.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Dessert, Easy, Snack
Cuisine Swiss, Switzerland
Servings 6 people
Calories 30 kcal


  • 6 egg whites from large eggs room temperature 120 grams
  • 1 cup granulated sugar plus 1 tablespoon 115 grams
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 grams
  • pinch of salt


  • Add the egg whites, salt, sugar, and vanilla extract into a medium-size bowl and mix together until well-combined.
  • Add water to a medium-size pot and bring it to a simmer.
  • Place the egg mixture bowl over the water pot and heat until the temperature reaches 160°F (70°C) whisking constantly.
  • Transfer the egg mixture into a mixing bowl with a whisk attachment and whip on high speed until soft, medium stiff peak consistency and meringue has cooled to room temperature.
  • Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
Keyword meringue, swiss meringue