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Chocolate Filled Meringues

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 4
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 2 Tablespoon
  Semisweet chocolate 3 Ounce, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl,combine egg whites with cream of tartar and whisk the mixture till soft peaks appear.
2) Now slowly add sugar,2tbsp,say 25 ml at a time while vigorously stirring in to incorporate air and continiue until stiff glossy peaks form.
3)Preheat the oven to the desired temperature.

MAKING
4) Take 1-1/2-inch (4 cm) mounds on parchment paper-lined or greased and floured baking sheets and with the help of a piping bag or spoon, pipe into them and sift cocoa over top using a sieve.
5) Bake in centre of 200°F (100°C) oven for 2 hours or until there is no moisture.
6) Turn off oven and allow to stand in oven for 1 hour or until cool.
7) In a bowl placed over saucepan of hot and not boiling water, melt chocolate, stirring at times.

FINALISING
8) Spread the chocolate over bottom of 1 meringue and sandwich it with bottom of second meringue.
9) Continue the process with remaining meringues. (Cookies can be stored in airtight container for up to 1 day or frozen for up to 4 weeks.)

SERVING
10) Serve these lovely delicate meringue shells with creamy chocolate filling garnished with strawberry sauce,if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Halloween
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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