Friday, February 12, 2010

judy's cherry-berries on a cloud...

judy is my friend, mykelle's, mom. she has a recipe box worth gold:) this is just one of the many amazing recipes from her repertoire. this would be a perfect treat for Valentine's Day. whip it up for your special someone!

  • {judy's cherry berries on a cloud}

  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1-8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt until foamy. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff peaks form (do not underbeat). Spread evenly in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 275 degrees F for 1 hour; turn off oven (do not open door). Let cool in oven overnight or at least 12 hours.

  • Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth; gently fold in whipped cream and marshmallows. Spread over meringue. Chill for 4 hours. Cut into 16 pieces. Combine topping ingredients; spoon 1/4 cup over each serving.

3 comments:

Summer said...

This looks sooooo dang good! Brit, I need your email address!

Summer said...

Is there such a thing as 3oz cream cheese? I want to make this, so I am just checking!

brit said...

i just changed it to be 8 oz. of cream cheese. i tried it & it worked great!