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Chocolate Almond Delight

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Love to try out something yummy this season? Here's is an original and deliciously different recipe for Chocolate Almond Delight for you to try. This Chocolate Almond Delight is indeed a treat for those with sweet tooth!
Ingredients
  Egg whites 4 (At Room Temperature)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Instant coffee 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chocolate ice cream 2 Quart
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped (1/2 Pint)
  Chocolate sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shelled blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Beat egg whites until frothy; sprinkle with cream of tartar.
Beat until stiff but not dry.
Slowly beat in sugar (about a table- spoon at a time) adding the instant coffee with the last table- spoon of sugar.
Beat until the mixture is very stiff.
Fold in vanilla extract.
Use a 10-inch pie plate to outline a circle on un- glazed paper.
Place paper on a baking sheet.
Spread meringue about 1-inch deep over the circle.
Evenly spoon remaining me- ringue around edge of circle to build up edge.
Bake in slow even (250° F.) until light brown and dry and crisp to the touch, about 1 hour.
Cool away from drafts.
When ready to serve fill shell with ice cream.
Circle ice cream with whipped cream.
Garnish with chocolate syrup and almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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