|Cream of tartar||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1 Tablespoon|
|Semi-sweet chocolate square||2 Ounce (2 Squares)|
|Whipping cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Powdered sugar||2 Tablespoon|
Place egg whites in small mixer bowl; let stand at room temperature about 1 hour.
Cover baking sheets with brown paper.
Draw eight 3-inch circles on brown paper.
For meringue combine egg whites, vanilla, cream of tartar and salt.
Beat till soft peaks form.
Gradually add 1 cup granulated sugar, beating till stiff peaks form.
Spread merinque over the 8 circles, using about 1/3 cup for each.
Using back of spoon, shape into shells.
Bake in 300° oven for 35 minutes.
For crisper merinque shells, turn off oven; dry merinque shells in oven with door closed about 1 hour.
Peel off brown paper.
Halve strawberries; sweeten with a little granulated sugar, if desired.
Melt chocolate and butter; cool.
Combine whipping cream and powdered sugar; beat till stiff peaks form.
To assemble, drizzle about 1 teaspoon of the cooled chocolate mixture over each shell.
Reserve about 1/2 cup of the whipped cream for garnish; divide remainder evenly among the shells.
Top with the halved strawberries.
Garnish with reserved whipped cream.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2522 Calories from Fat 957
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 108 g165.6%
Saturated Fat 68.4 g341.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 352.9 mg117.6%
Sodium 350.5 mg14.6%
Total Carbohydrates 369 g123.1%
Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.1%
Sugars 335.5 g
Protein 18 g36.6%
Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 927.2%
Calcium 31.4% Iron 32.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet