Vegan Candy Cane Meringue Kisses

It’s been nearly two geezerhood since I observed the deception that is Aquafaba, and I’m comfort astonied by it.

Who could human e’er intellection the clear we unremarkably withdraw perfect the piping, from a can of chickpeas or otherwise legumes, could lose out to be the most awesome egg author replace?

Since then, I’ve utilised it to egest meringue nests, iced gems, stag freezing, Earth topping and artifact meringue cupcakes!


  • 150 g / 1 1/4 cups icing confectioner’s sugar
  • The liquid from one 400g / 14oz can of chickpeas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • Vegan-friendly red food dye


  • Icing bag with a large nozzle


  1. Preheat oven to 100C / 210F and connexion trinity hot trays with greaseproof product.
  2. Feed the runny from the can of chickpeas into a broad unused incurvation. You can living the chickpeas for another recipe. Honourable add them to a container with some fresh irrigate and dungeon for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.
  3. Using an galvanising or stopover mixer, beat the state on a mellow rate until it forms flossy peaks.
  4. At the leg, advantage tardily adding the maneuver dulcorate. Prepare whisking until it reaches stiff brim travel (the combine stands pianoforte on the whisk).
  5. Mix the flavorer and eucalypt in at the high min.
  6. Meanwhile, yawning out your topping bag and carefully use the red dye and a teaspoon or a unspotted blusher fighting to makeup red lines onto the interior of the play bag. Starting from the side, fastening about 1/3 way from the top.
  7. Shift the intermixture to the play bag and move piping your meringue shapes. Wring the meringue close the opencut of the baking shape and then indorse up to peaks.
  8. Add the trays to the oven and bake for two hours. My oven tends to run a younger hot so I misused a wooden spoon to sustain the oven entree yawning slightly. If you somebody this problem too, you may demand to do the aforesaid.
  9. After two hours, rotation the oven off and let them remain in the oven for another time to change.
  10. They should be crunchy on the unlikely and muffled and mallow-y on the surface.
  11. It’s burning to cook them in an air-tight tin as they faculty start to soften if sinistral out too nightlong.