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Choc-Dipped Meringues with Cherries

Chocolate-dipped meringues with cherries and boozy cream

Published: June 30, 2017 at 3:40 pm
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    • Total time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal465
fat28.2g
saturates17.1g
carbs41.8g
sugars37.2g
fibre3.4g
protein5.1g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

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

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.

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