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Lemon Walnut Meringue Roulade

A tangy sweet lemon meringue with a mildly flavored walnut filling. If you like flavors that are a mix of tart and sweet, then this Lemon Walnut Meringue Roulade is the dessert for you. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Sweets
Cuisine: Filipino inspired
Keyword: Lemon Walnut Meringue Roulade
Servings: 6 to 8
Author: AmusingMaria

Ingredients

  • For Meringue6 egg whites1/2 tsp cream of tartar1 cup sugar1/4 cup lemon juice For Filling3/4 cup chopped walnuts lemon zest from one lemon1/8 tsp vanillasugar according to tastewater as needed GarnishSliced StrawberriesStrawberry Sauce

Instructions

  • For Walnut FillingMix all ingredients in food processor
  • Process to desired consistency by adding water
  • Add sugar according to taste
  •  For Lemon Walnut Meringue RouladeWipe tools with lemon juice 
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line a 9 x 13 sheet with parchment paper
  • Whisk egg whites on low until frothy
  • Gradually add sugar per tablespoon 
  • Egg whites will turn white and fluffy
  • Gradually add lemon juice
  • Whisk on medium speed until smooth, shiny, and forms stiff peaks
  • Spread meringue evenly on cookie sheet 
  • Bake for 13 to 15 minutes until golden brown
  • Remove from oven and cool (meringue will deflate)
  • Line walnut filling on meringue, spread gently
  • Lift parchment from one end and start rolling carefully
  • Serve with strawberry sauce and fresh strawberries (optional)

Notes

  • start by whipping egg whites on low
  • gradually increase speed of mixer once sugar is dissolved
  • whip meringue to stiff peaks
  • can be stored in refrigerator for 3 days