RECIPE TITLE "Chocolate and Berry Covered Meringue Recipe"
Source: © Cooking Light magazine,
courtesy of Cooking.com
8 servings (serving size: 1 slice) ---
This lower fat substitute for Schaum Torte - basically, a large meringue filled with strawberries and topped with whipped cream, is guaranteed to satisfy every chocoholic in the house.
For the Meringue:
4 large egg whites
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup sugar
For the Topping:
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate, chopped
4 teaspoons water
2 cups fresh blueberries
2 cups fresh raspberries
Mint sprigs (optional)
Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
To prepare meringue, cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Draw a 9-inch circle on paper. Turn paper over; secure with masking tape. Place egg whites and salt in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until foamy. Add juice and vanilla; beat until soft peaks form. Add 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Spoon egg white mixture into 9-inch circle on prepared baking sheet. Shape meringue into a nest with 1-inch sides using the back of a spoon. Bake at 200 degrees F for 1 hour. Turn oven off; cool meringue in closed oven for
30 minutes. Carefully remove meringue from paper.
To prepare topping, place chocolate and water in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 1 minute or until chocolate melts, stirring every 20 seconds.
Arrange berries on top of meringue; drizzle with chocolate sauce. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.
Recipe reprinted by permission of © Cooking Light Magazine. All rights reserved.
| Nutrition Facts
8 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
Facts per Serving
Calories: 142 Fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 31g
Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 67mg Protein: 2g
Fiber: 3g % Cal. from Fat: 13% % Cal. from Carbs: 87%
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