Decadent Dessert In Winter So You Don’t Have To Worry About Putting On Weight

Chocolate Peppermint Meringue Tart

Chocolate Peppermint Meringue Tart

Ingredients

  • 4: Egg whites
  • 1: Egg beaten
  • Pinch: Salt
  • 20 ml: Creme de cacao
  • 50 g: Unsweetened choclate, melted in microwave
  • 25 ml: Butter at room temperature
  • 15 ml (3 teaspoons): Sugar
  • 5 ml: Peppermint essence(or less to taste)
  • 500 ml: Whipped cream
  • 5 ml (1 teaspoon): Sugar

Instructions

  • Meringues:
  • 1. Preheat oven to 120 degrees Celsius
  • 2. Whisk egg whites and salt till frothy. Gradually add the creme da cacao. Beat till stiff.
  • 3. Grease a lose-bottom tin. Line with butter paper. Fill with with the meringue mixture, edges higher.
  • 4. Bake for 1 hour and leave to cool in oven (switched off after its finished baking.
  • 5. Mix butter and sugar. Add the cooled chocolate, essence and 250 ml whipped cream.
  • 6. Pour into meringue shell. Chill thoroughly.
  • 7. To decorate: Spread the remaining cream on top before serving.
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