Monday, June 13, 2011

Recipe time: Milk Chocolate & Coffee Layer Meringue Cake

Cake 1

I made this delicious dessert which, whilst for first go wasn't as neat and tidy as it could have been it was definitely really good to eat. Next time i'd make my layers a little neater but as long as it tasted yum that's the main thing - right!?

150ml egg whites (approx 4)

1 1/2 cups caster sugar
1/2 cup almond meal
400gm milk chocolate
1/2 cup of pouring cream
2 teaspoons coffee
1 1/2 cup of freshly whipped cream

Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

Beat the egg whites into a bowl with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Gradually add sugar until mixture is thick and glossy. Fold through almond meal.

Create 3 x approx 20cm round circles - ensure they are the same size as possible. Bake on baking paper for approx 25 minutes or until shell on meringue is firm to touch. Allow to cool in oven for 30 minutes.

Place chocolate, cream and coffee into a saucepan and melt until mixture is smooth. Allow to cool.

To assemble place meringue, then chocolate mixture then cream then layer again.

Recipe courtesy of Donna Hay. x


  1. Of course, Donna Hay deliciousness, love Posie

  2. This looks amazing! If only mr flats wasn't allergic to almonds...

  3. This looks seriously delicious and I'm going to try it next time I have morning tea with girlfriends :) Nicolex

  4. Kellie, looks soo delicious!!! Might have to attempt it even though my culinary skills leave a lot to be desired!!
    Laura x

  5. Kellie how scrumptious! Yum!! I can tell it tastes so good!

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  6. Hi Kellie..taste is definitely the main thing. I can see that you are putting your Queen's birthday holiday to excellent use!

  7. Oohh that looks amazing!!! :D

  8. Yum!!! Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier x

  9. Yummy! Looks tasty! Thanks for sharing, maybe I´ll give it a go!
    xx Marie

  10. Sounds dangerously lovely. :)

    Wish you a beautiful Monday, Kellie!

    Anette Willemine

  11. Yammie......looks so delicious !!!.....lovely day

  12. I was gazing longingly at an aqua KitchenAid the other day, and I can very easily imagine using it to make this beautiful recipe, Kellie!! For now, I'll be glad for my trusty hand-held 25 yr old electric beaters and patience.

  13. Kellie, it looks delicious! Wishing you a wonderful week! :)Ada

  14. Hi Kellie,
    It is so delicious!!!
    Have a lovely week.

  15. Yum...looks delish! Thanks for the recipe!

  16. Did someone say "cake" + i'm partial to any kind of cake + looks delicious.


  17. I really wish I could bake! This looks amazing and tasty! Hope you had a nice weekend dear <3

  18. Looks absolutely delicious! Hope to try it soon!
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