Waitrose and Partners
Hazelnut meringue with roasted apricots

Hazelnut meringue with roasted apricots

Sweet, crisp meringue topped with a creamy yogurt mixture and gingery roasted apricots.

4 out of 5 stars(1) Rate this recipe
Gluten free
  • Serves10
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare25 mins
  • Cook1 hr
  • Total time1 hr 25 mins
  • Pluscooling

Please note that while we take every care to ensure the product and recipe information displayed on our website is correct, in the event that a product is unavailable, alternatives may be displayed and/or a substitution may be given. This may affect the nutrition and allergen information, therefore if you have any allergy or intolerance, please ensure you have reviewed the product label to ensure it is suitable for you to consume.


  • 500g apricots, halved
  • 3 pieces stem ginger in syrup, shredded, plus 2 tbsp syrup
  • 250g golden caster sugar, plus 2 tbsp extra
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 100g roasted chopped hazelnuts
  • 300ml double cream, softly whipped
  • 200g Greek yogurt


  1. Preheat the oven to 220˚C, gas mark 7. Toss the apricots, ginger, syrup and 2 tbsp sugar on a baking sheet. Roast for 15 minutes, until soft; set aside to cool.

  2. Meanwhile, line a large, rimmed baking tray (about 25cm x 30cm) with baking parchment. Whisk the egg whites with a pinch of salt to stiff peaks, then gradually whisk in the 250g sugar. In a small bowl, stir together the cornflour and vinegar, then whisk in. Finally, fold in the nuts and spread out on the tray.

  3. Lower the oven temperature to 180˚C, gas mark 4. Bake the meringue for 45 minutes, until set and golden; set aside to cool. Beat together the cream and yogurt, spoon over the meringue, then top with the apricots and any juices.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


1,739kJ/ 417kcals



Saturated Fat












Book a slot to see product availability at your nearest Waitrose & Partners store

Book a slot
Rating details

Rate this recipe

Select your rating

Overall rating (4/5)

4 out of 5 stars1 rating