Raspberry and Chocolate Meringue Cake

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Appears in
The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

  • About

This meringue cake is one of the most useful summer party puddings as it can be assembled up to 3 hours before you eat.


For the Meringue

  • 4 large egg whites (size 1)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 175 g (6


Line the bottom of 2 ungreased 18 cm (7 in) sandwich tins with discs of baking parchment cut to fit. Whisk the egg whites with the salt until stiff, then whisk in half the sugar,