Mocha Meringue Cups

Mocha Meringue Cups

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"No one can resist a rich mocha filling sitting on top of a crisp, chewy meringue cup. My clan expects me to make these treats for many special occasions throughout the year."
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1 h 15 m servings
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  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat the egg whites, cream of tartar and salt on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff peaks form. Spoon meringue into eight mounds on parchment-lined baking sheets. Shape into 3-in. cups with the back of a spoon. Bake at 275 degrees F for 45-50 minutes. Turn oven off; leave meringues in oven for 1 hour. Remove from the oven and cool on baking sheet. When completely cooled, remove meringues from the paper and store in an airtight container at room temperature.
  2. For filling, in a heavy saucepan, melt the chocolate chips, cream and coffee granules; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Transfer to a small mixing bowl; refrigerate until chilled. Beat until stiff peaks form. Immediately spoon into a pastry bag or plastic bag with a #20 star tip. Pipe filling into meringue cups. Refrigerate until serving.

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This dessert could fool ANYBODY into thinking it came from the finest 5-star restaurant - an impressive dessert you'd easily expect to spend $12.00 for. I reduced the amount of sugar in the meri...

So I tried this recipe out for a school food technology project and it turned out FANTASTIC. The meringue was crunchy and really chewy on the insides when i cooked them for 45 mins I made them s...

Fun recipe. I made small bowls and added rum extract to the meringues just after adding the sugar. I did cut back on the sugar in the meringue to 2/3 cup and that was sweet enough. The mouss...

I made these because I had 3 egg whites left over from something else (and it looked good too). I would make this again, but cut back on the sugar. These are way too sweet for my taste. To do...

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