Chocolate Meringue Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Semi-sweet chocolate8 Ounce
 Egg whites2 Large
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Confectioners sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vinegar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Chopped pecans3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 137

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.9%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 45.5 mg1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 23.3 g

Protein 3 g5.9%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.2%

Calcium 1.7% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven moderately to 350°F (180°C)
2) Take cookie sheets and grease lightly.

MAKING
3) In a double boiler melt chocolate.
4) Keep aside to cool.
5) Beat egg whites in a large bowl of an electric mixer on high speed till foamy.
6) Add salt and mix.
7) Blend in sugar gradually and beat at high speed for 10 minutes till it holds stiff peak.
8) Beat in vinegar and vanilla extract.
9) Gradually fold in chocolate and nuts. Blend well.
8) On the cookies sheets drop one tablespoons of the batter at a time.
9) Put in preheated oven to bake for 10 minutes till meringue is set.
10) Place in wire racks and cool.

SERVING
11) Serve as a snack with any hot beverage.
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