1layer cake ( 9 round )
In addition to being flavored with nuts, meringue can also be flavored with cocoa and used in the same way—as layers in a cake—as plain meringue. Here, chocolate meringue is piped into logs for decorating the sides of a cake. It can be baked at a slightly higher temperature than plain meringue since discoloration isn’t an issue.
In a bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder and confectioners’ sugar.
In a stand mixer fitted wit