Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Light and airy meringues with a melt-in-the-mouth texture.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 egg whites, room temperature
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 14 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, grated
  • 1 cup almond meal

Directions

  1. Beat egg whites, salt and cream of tarter until soft peaks form.
  2. Beat in the sugar one tablespoon at a time.
  3. Continue to beat until mixture is very stiff.
  4. Mix in vanilla and almond extracts.
  5. Fold in almond meal and chocolate.
  6. Drop by spoonful or use pastry bag or zip top bag to make 1 inch mounds on parchment lined baking sheets.
  7. Bake at 275 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes until firm and light tan.
  8. Store in an air-tight container.

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