Try your hand at our Chocolate-Speckled Meringue Eggs! This Spring favorite is great for a brunch side or small dessert.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2-1/2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
3 egg white s
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
3/4 cup sugar
Blue, red and yellow food coloring s
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 200ºF.
Grate 1 oz. chocolate. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in medium bowl with mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Add sugar, 1 Tbsp. at a time, beating constantly until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in grated chocolate.
Spoon egg white mixture into 3 bowls. Tint mixture in one bowl with 3 drops blue food coloring, then tint mixture in second bowl with 2 drops red food coloring and 1 drop blue food coloring. Tint remaining egg white mixture with 3 drops each yellow and blue food colorings.
Drop egg white mixtures into 8 mounds per color, 1 inch apart, on 3 parchment-covered baking sheets, using about 2 Tbsp. of each colored egg white mixture for each mound. Gently spread each mound into 3x2-inch oval shape to resemble egg.
Bake 50 min. Turn oven off. Let meringues stand in oven (with door closed) 10 min. Remove from oven; cool completely.
Melt remaining chocolate as directed on package; cool slightly. Spoon chocolate into small resealable plastic bag; press bag to remove excess air. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to pipe chocolate over meringues. Let stand until firm.
For best results, prepare meringues on a cool, dry day. High humidity can result in chewy, sticky meringues.
How to Store
Store cooled meringues in tightly covered container at room temperature.
How to Grate BAKER'S Chocolate
Use a box grater to grate 1 oz. of room temperature BAKER'S Chocolate onto a sheet of waxed paper. Use immediately or refrigerate until ready to use as a garnish for your favorite dessert.
Rearrange baking sheets in oven after 25 min., if oven doesn't heat evenly.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 3 meringues each
* 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.