Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

A delicious treat from Italy!! Mmmmmmm!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place egg whites in small mixwer bowl; let stand at room temperature for about 1 hour.
  2. Cover baking sheets with parchment paper. Draw eight 3-inch circles on parchment paper.
  3. For meringue, combine egg whites, vanilla, cream of tartar, and salt.
  4. Beat till soft peaks form.
  5. Gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  6. Spread meringue over the 8 circles, using about 1/3 cup for each. Using back of spoon, shape into shells.
  7. Bake in 275º oven for 1 hour. For crisper meringues, turn oven off; dry meringue shells in oven with door closed about 1 hour. Peel off paper.
  8. Halve strawberries; sweeten with a little sugar, if desired.
  9. Melt chocolate and butter; cool.
  10. Combine whipping cream and powdered sugar; beat until stiff peaks form.
  11. To assemble, drizzle aoubt 1 teaspoon of the cooled chocolate mixture over each shell.
  12. Reserve about 1/2 cup of the whipped cream for garnish;divide remainder evenly among the shells.
  13. Top with the halved strawberries. Garnish with reserved whipped cream.

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