Mini Chocolate Almond Meringues

Bought biscuits although delicious are so expensive, homemade satisfies the sweet tooth at a fraction of the price!

Method

1. Pre- heat the oven to 150 C/ 300F/ Gas mark 2.

2. Line 2 baking trays with non stick baking parchment paper.

3. Lightly whisk the egg whites until foamy. Add a pinch of salt.

4. Continue to whisk the egg whites, increasing the speed. Slowly add the sugar, a tablespoon at a time until the mixture is glossy. Add the almond essence.

5. Stir in the cocoa powder. Transfer the mixture into a piping bag or use a tablespoon to drop onto the prepared baking tray.

6. Bake for 20 minutes until the meringues appear dry and set.

To Serve the stylish way: Dust the plate with some cocoa powder and stack them up high.

Ingredients

Cocoa Powder 4 tbsp.
Salt 0.5 tsp.
Caster Sugar 200g
Egg Whites 4
Almond Essence 1 tsp.

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