Bombe Alaske Fruit Skewers

Bombe Alaske Fruit Skewers

Bombe Alaske Fruit Skewers by Miguel Maestre


Serves 4



125g egg whites
100g caster sugar
Squeeze of lemon

2 bananas
1 punnet of strawberries
4 figs
4 bamboo skewers




To make meringue, over a pot with water for steam, whisk sugar, egg whites and lemon in a clean, grease-free bowl until thick and glossy. Remove from heat. Stand for 5 minutes to allow mixture to set slightly.


Cut the banana into cubes, figs into quarters. Cut green tops off strawberries. Skewer fruit pieces and dip in meringue.


Using a domestic blowtorch, caramelise meringue until golden brown and crisp. If you do not have a blowtorch, you can hold skewer, with tongs, over an open gas You can use handheld electric beaters to make the meringue if you prefer.



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