Meringues with Chocolate Sauce

To make the chocolate sauce in the microwave, put all the ingredients in a measuring jug and microwave on full power for 5 minutes, stirring once.

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 225 g  caster sugar

Chocolate sauce:

  • 150 ml water
  • 50 g sugar
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder

Cooking Process

  1. Grease three baking trays thoroughly or line with non-stick baking parchment.
  2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff and standing in peaks.
  3. Add the sugar; a tablespoon at a time, whisking continuously.
  4. Fit a piping bag with a large star nozzle and fill the bag with the meringue mixture.
  5. Pipe 36 rosettes on to the baking trays or spoon on if preferred.
  6. Bake in a very cool oven for 2 1/2 hours or until the meringues are crisp. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
  7. To make the chocolate sauce, put all the ingredients into a pan and heat very gently.
  8. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and cook for 1 minute, stirring all the time.
  9. Spoon over the meringues just before serving.

Meringues with Chocolate Sauce

Bon Apetite!

Meringues with Chocolate Sauce