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Chocolate Mousse and Cherry Meringues

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Chocolate Mousse and Cherry Meringues
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 15 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 15 min.
Ready in
Calories:
717
calories
Calories
0
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Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie717 kcal(34 %)
Protein10.7 g(11 %)
Fat27.45 g(24 %)
Carbohydrates110.24 g(73 %)
Sugar added75.45 g(302 %)
Roughage2.13 g(7 %)
Vitamin A188.22 mg(23,528 %)
Vitamin D1.5 μg(8 %)
Vitamin E4.21 mg(35 %)
Vitamin B₁0.01 mg(1 %)
Vitamin B₂0.35 mg(32 %)
Niacin0.96 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₆0.01 mg(1 %)
Folate30.88 μg(10 %)
Pantothenic acid0.19 mg(3 %)
Biotin1.75 μg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.1 μg(37 %)
Vitamin C3.4 mg(4 %)
Potassium293.32 mg(7 %)
Calcium44.9 mg(4 %)
Magnesium83.82 mg(28 %)
Iron4.27 mg(28 %)
Iodine58.78 μg(29 %)
Zinc1.19 mg(15 %)
Saturated fatty acids14.81 g
Cholesterol155.21 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
3
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
For the filling
5 ounces
plain Dark chocolate (chopped)
3 tablespoons
3
eggs (separated)
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
For the topping
14 ounces
canned, black Cherries (drained)
grated Chocolate

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the oven to 150°C/130°C fan/300°F/gas 2. Line a baking tray with baking parchment. Put the egg whites into a bowl. Whisk until the mixed forms soft peaks. Gradually whisk in the sugar, a little at a time. Whisk in the cornflour (cornstarch) and vinegar. Shape the meringue into four mounds on the baking tray. Make a hollow in the centre of each one. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes. Turn the oven off and leave the door slightly ajar. Leave the meringues in the oven for a further 1 hour.
2.
Put the butter and chocolate into a bowl over a pan of hot, but not boiling water. Stir gently until melted. Add one egg yolk at a time, stirring well between each addition. Remove the bowl from the heat and leave to cool.
3.
Whisk the egg whites until the mixture forms soft peaks. Gradually whisk in the sugar. Gently fold the egg whites into the cooled chocolate mixture.
4.
Spoon the chocolate mousse into the meringues. Top with the cherries, and whipped cream and scatter over the grated chocolate.