The Meringue and Chocolate Layer Cake

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6-8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Great Ice Cream Book

The Great Ice Cream Book

By Jon Croft

Published 1984

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Ingredients

For the meringue

  • 10 oz. (275 g.) castor sugar
  • 5 egg whites

Method

Make the meringue mixture in the usual manner. Make 4 or 5 sheets of thin meringue (4" x 8") and dry out on silicone paper. (You can use a circular cake base as an alternative shape.)

Make the filling mixture by putting the chocolate, coffee powder and 3 tablespoons of water in a saucepan an