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  1. Chocolate Hazelnut Meringue Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Meringue Cake

01:30:00 16 servings, 1 piece (88 g) each
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16 servings, 1 piece (88 g) each

This extraordinary dessert recipe, made with fudgy, rich chocolate cake and a crisp chocolate-hazelnut meringue, is simple to make and delicious to eat. When sliced, the meringue cracks and collapses slightly onto the rich chocolate cake.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Line bottom of 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with mixer 3 min. or until well blended. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add melted chocolate, vanilla and salt; mix until well blended.
  • Beat 6 egg whites in large bowl on high speed with mixer 2 min. or until soft peaks form. Fold one-third of whites into chocolate mixture. Fold in remaining whites and pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 min.
  • Meanwhile, mix chopped chocolate, hazelnuts and corn starch in small bowl; set aside. Beat remaining 4 egg whites in large bowl on high speed with mixer 2 min. or until frothy. Gradually add granulated sugar; beat 7 to 8 min. or until soft peaks form. Fold in chocolate and hazelnut mixture.
  • Remove cake from oven. Spread meringue mixture on top of cake. Return cake to oven. Bake 25 to 30 min. or until meringue is lightly browned and crisp.
  • Cool cake in pan 10 min. Run knife around edge of cake to loosen; release sides of pan. Cool completely.

How to Toast Nuts

Preheat oven to 350º F. Place nuts in single layer on baking sheet. Bake 10 to 15 min. or until golden brown.

How to Skin Nuts

To skin nuts, place in mesh bag; rub between your hands over sink. The skins will fall and only the “skinned” nuts will remain in the bag.


  • 16 servings, 1 piece (88 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 piece (88 g) each
Calories 330
% Daily Value
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 115mg
Carbohydrate 32g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 28g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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