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Chocolate meringue tart


For the crust

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Grease a 23 cm spring form pan with butter and set aside.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the butter and icing sugar. Beat on high speed, using the paddle attachment, until fluffy. Add the egg, lower the speed and beat.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour and cocoa powder. Add it gradually to the mixer and beat until completely combined.
  • Remove dough from mixer and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate and allow dough to rest for ½ an hour.
  • Roll dough out on a sheet of parchment paper, using some flour to help you. Transfer to spring form pan. Fit on the bottom and 4 inches up the sides of the pan.
  • Cover the surface of the crust with some parchment paper. Place some cooking weights over it.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Remove the weights and bake for another 5 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

For the filling

  • Combine the cocoa powder, flour, corn starch, condensed milk, heavy cream, egg yolks and 150 g icing sugar in a pot.
  • Place over medium heat and whisk continuously for about 15-20 minutes, until the mixture becomes fluffy.
  • Remove from heat and add the vanilla extract and butter. Whisk until completely incorporated.
  • Pour the filling over the tart crust. Refrigerate for about 2 hours, until completely chilled.

For the meringue

  • In a bain marie, add the egg whites and the remaining icing sugar. Stir until the sugar melts and the mixture thickens.
  • When ready, transfer to a mixer’s bowl and beat with the whisk attachment for about 5 minutes, until the meringue cools and stiff peaks form.
  • Spread the meringue over the tart and use a kitchen torch to cook meringue and give it a lovely golden color.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
29 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
59 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
27 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
55 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
17 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
13 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
3 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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