Mini Egg chocolate meringue nests
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
IngredientsFor this Easter recipe you will need:
- 4 egg whites
- 250g white caster sugar
- 1 tsp cornflour
- 1 tsp white wine vinegar
- 300ml double cream
- 100g chocolate, melted
- 1x pack Mini Eggs
Swirl the chocolate through the cream at the last moment before serving.
- Put the oven on its lowest setting 100C/gas ½ . Whisk the egg whites until stiff and standing in peaks. Add half the sugar, whisk in well then add the rest of the sugar in 2 batches to make a thick, glossy meringue. Whisk the cornflour mixture into the meringue with the vinegar. Spoon 6 large, fluffy mounds of meringue onto 2 baking trays lined with baking paper and bake for 1½ hrs, until they’re crisp and come off the paper easily. Turn off the oven and leave them in there to cool.
- Whip the cream until soft and billowy, then fold in the chocolate lightly. Spoon into the nests and serve with Mini Eggs.
Try our classic Easter nests recipe