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Giant chocolate swirl meringues

Whip up some crispy, chocolatey, snowy-looking peaks of awesomeness...

Whip up some crispy, chocolatey, snowy-looking peaks of awesomeness...

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Cooking Time

Cook: 1 Hour 5 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 10

Cooking Time

Price: 37p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 59g serving contains

Energy
887kj
212kcal
11%
Fat
5.6g
Med
8%
Saturates
3.4g
Med
17%
Sugars
36.6g
High
41%
Salt
0.06g
Low
1%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
1503kJ/359kcal

Ingredients

200g Extra Special 85% Cocoa Solids Dark Cooking Chocolate, broken into pieces

4 large free-range egg whites

250g caster sugar

2tsp cornflour

1tsp vanilla extract

1tsp white wine vinegar

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 150C/130C Fan/Gas 2. Line 2 baking sheets with baking paper.
2
Melt half the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water – take care not to let the bowl touch the water. Allow to cool slightly.
3
In a large bowl, whisk the egg whites with a handheld mixer until stiff. Add the sugar, 24 | ASDA.COM/GROCERIES 1tbsp at a time, whisking after each one. Add the cornflour, vanilla and vinegar and gently mix in with a large metal spoon.
4
Drizzle on the melted chocolate but don’t mix in.
5
Spoon the meringue mixture into 6 large peaks, 3 on each baking sheet, making a swirling motion to give a chocolate ripple. Bake for 45 mins, then remove from the oven and set aside to cool on a wire rack.
6
Melt the remaining chocolate and drizzle over the meringues. For an extra treat, serve with whipped cream (optional).

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