Choc-Dipped Meringues with Cherries

Chocolate-dipped meringues with cherries and boozy cream

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Check out these chocolate-dipped meringues with cherries and boozy cream. This recipe is really simple and incredibly moreish, a great summer dessert

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Ingredients

  • cherries 200g, stoned
  • cherry jam 3 tbsp
  • cornflour 2 tsp
  • 70% dark chocolate 100g, broken into chunks
  • meringues 4 large
  • whipping cream 150ml
  • greek yogurt 2 tbsp
  • kirsch 2 tbsp
  • runny honey 2 tsp

Method

  • Step 1

    Put the cherries, jam, cornflour and 3 tbsp of water into a pan, mix well and cook over a low heat until the cherries are saucy and softened, then leave to cool.

  • Step 2

    Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, or in short bursts in a microwave.

  • Step 3

    Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then dip in the top of the meringues. Leave to set.

  • Step 4

    Whip the cream until thickened, then fold in the yogurt, kirsch and honey.

  • Step 5

    Put a meringue on each plate, and spoon over the boozy cream and cherries.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 465
  • Fat 28.2g
  • Saturates 17.1g
  • Carbs 41.8g
  • Sugars 37.2g
  • Fibre 3.4g
  • Protein 5.1g
  • Salt 0.1g
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