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meringues with raspberries on top
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Meringues and chocolate delight

Who can resist this heavenly stack of indulgence

I think meringues are a dessert everybody loves. Combine it with toasted coconut and almonds, layered with a chocolate cream and it takes it to an irresistible level.

  • Ingredients
  • 200 gr egg whites ( 1 egg white about 35 gr so 5-6 egg whites )
  • 300 gr caster sugar
  • 40 gr finely shredded coconut
  • 60 gr ground almonds
  • a pinch of salt
  • for the cream:
  • 250 dark, 70 % cocoa chocolate
  • 250 ml full cream
  • raspberries for decoration
  1. turn oven on to 120˚

  2. beat the egg whites until stiff

  3. continue beating and add the sugar and pinch of salt in a very fine, slow stream to the egg whites

  4. your mixture should become very shiny

    beaten egg whites in a bowl
  5. gently toast the coconut and almonds

    toasted coconut and almonds in a pan
  6. let it cool, then fold in gently into the egg whites

    atoasted almonds and coconut being folded into meringue
  7. cover the bottom of an ovenproof tray with baking paper

  8. make little individual discs with the meringue mixture

    individual discs of meringues on a tray
  9. bake in a pre heated oven for about 2 hours or until hard to the touch

  10. turn oven off and let them cool in the oven

  11. for the cream:

  12. melt the chocolate over a pan of boiling water

    melted chioccolate
  13. let it cool

  14. beat the cream until stiff, then fold in the chocolate

  15. assemble

    meringue with chocolate cream on top
  16. decorate with some melted chocolate and raspberries

    assembled meringues with chocolate drizzles
  17. the finished dessert

    meringues on dishes
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