Recipe of the Week: Meringue Nests filled with Chocolate, Cherries & Cream

Meringue Nests filled with Chocolate, Cherries & Cream

  • Servings: 8
  • Time: 20 mins plus setting
  • Difficulty: easy
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Per portion: 244 Kcal, 16g fat (8.5g saturated) Suitable for vegetarians Ingredients

  • Dark chocolate (70% cocoa) 110g (4oz), broken into pieces
  • Ready-made meringue nests 8
  • Double cream 150ml (¼ pint)
  • Berries and cherries conserve 2 tbsp
  • Cherries 16

Instructions

  1. Melt the chocolate in a heatpoof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water, making sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water. Stir often. Remove the bowl from the heat and leave to cool but not set.
  2. Put the meringues on a large plate. Then, using a teaspoon, spoon a little melted chocolate into the base of each meringue and leave to set.
  3. Spread a sheet of greaseproof paper on a worksurface and spoon the remaining chocolate onto the paper to make 8 shards or zigzags to decorate each nest. Leave to set, chilling in the refrigerator if necessary.
  4. Wash and dry the chocolate bowl, then pour in the cream and whisk until it is just beginning to thicken. Add the conserve and whisk again until thick. Spoon the cream into the nests and arrange the cherries on top. Gently peel the chocolate decorations from the greaseproof paper and use them to decorate the meringue nests.

Recipe taken from Clever One Pot cookbook.


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1 Comment

  1. norbertross says:

    OMG this looks amazing! I will try this out, both for fun but also to whip things up a bit (single dad can also use some addition to the table). I will be back often, great job and good luck form a fellow foodblogger! Check me out if you would and let me know what you think aworldoftaste.wordpress.com

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