Chocolate Coated Meringues

These simple chocolate coated meringues are simple and quick to make, great party favourite.



  1. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  2. Add caster sugar and cornflour and beat until caster sugar is dissolved and the meringue mixture is stiff and glossy. Add sugar a little at a time to make this step easier.
  3. Using a piping bag and a 1cm nozzle pipe rosettes or mounds on a lined baking tray.
  4. Cook in preheated oven 140ºC for one hour and then turn off oven and leave for another hour to allow meringues to dry out.
  5. Melt 100g Sweet William chocolate in a glass bowl on high for one minute in a microwave.
  6. Using a pastry brush coat meringues with chocolate and set aside to harden chocolate.