Chocolate Almond Meringues
|Egg whites||4 (At Room Temperature)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cocoa||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Finely chopped almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Blanched almonds||4 Tablespoon|
Beat egg whites with vanilla, cream of tartar and salt until soft peaks form.
Beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, reserving 2 tablespoons.
Continue to beat until meringue is stiff and shiny.
Combine the reserved 2 tablespoons sugar with cocoa in a sifter and sift on top of meringue.
Carefully fold in cocoa mixture; then fold in chopped almonds.
Drop by tablespoonfuls (or use a pastry bag and star tube) onto a baking sheet that has been lined with foil or baking parchment.
Place an almond on top of each meringue.
Bake in a 200Â°(or less) oven about 1 1/2 hours or until meringues are firm and lift easily from foil.
Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet.
Store lightly covered in a dry place.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2089 Calories from Fat 840
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 100 g154.4%
Saturated Fat 16 g80.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 492.2 mg20.5%
Total Carbohydrates 307 g102.2%
Dietary Fiber 59.3 g237%
Sugars 210.6 g
Protein 72 g144.5%
Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C
Calcium 57.9% Iron 127.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet