Recipe: Chocolate Meringue Cake

CHOCOLATE MERINGUE CAKE

You need a sweet tooth for this one... layers of rich chocolate cake, chewy meringue and cream all stacked up and served to impress. But what's especially brilliant here is the method... we're cutting corners (again) by baking the cake and meringue together as one!

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake

  • 125 g vanilla caster sugar
  • 125 g softened butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 75 g plain flour
  • 40 g cocoa powder
  • 100 ml milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

Meringue

  • 125 g caster sugar
  • 1 handful of almond flakes

Construction

  • 300 ml double cream
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar
Preheat an oven

Step 1

Preheat An Oven

Preheat an oven to 180°C.

Make the cake mixture

Step 2

Make The Cake Mixture

Beat the softened butter and vanilla caster sugar together until light, pale and fluffy. Separate the eggs, placing the whites into a clean bowl for later and the yolks into the butter and sugar mixture. Mix together then fold in the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Pour in the milk and fold then through to loosen the batter slightly. Transfer to a lined cake tin approx. 20x30cm.

Whip up the meringue

Step 3

Whip Up The Meringue

Whip up the egg whites until you have soft peaks then whisk in the other 125g of caster sugar until it dissolves and goes glossy. Spread the meringue mixture on top of the chocolate sponge mixture, then scatter with the flaked almonds.

Bake and cool

Step 4

Bake And Cool

Bake for 20 minutes, then cut around the edges to make sure it’s loose and leave to cool in the tin.

Layer with cream

Step 5

Layer With Cream

Whip the cream up to soft peaks. Turn the cake out carefully and cut in half to a rectangle/square like shape. Lay one half of the cake on the serving platter chocolate side up, then cover in a generous layer of cream. Top with the other half, chocolate side down, before decorating with icing sugar and serving with liquor coffee.

Comments

dasadk

how does a change in pan size change the time? i only have an 8x8 glass pan

cianandnaoise

We used raspberries instead of the almonds and my 6 year old absolutely loves baking and gobbling it up. Numberr one dessert !!

cakengifts

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deliciouslyjessica

I know you want them. With a good blob of vanilla ice cream or raspberry sorbet. Little time consuming but WORTH IT. Chewy in the inside and crunchy outside. Superb.

karinaruby21

Can someone tell me this recipe in cups and tablespoons because I don't know lol

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