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Chocolate, Almond and Date Meringue Cake


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Ingredients

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Chocolate, Almond and Date Meringue Cake

  • 130 grams white sugar
  • 200 grams Whole Almonds (unsalted)
  • 200 grams dark chocolate
  • 200 grams dates
  • 5-6 egg whites
  • 6
    1h 20min
    Preparation 20min
    Baking/Cooking
  • 7
    medium
    Preparation
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 170oC
  2. Place 130g of white sugar in mixing bowl and mill sugar 10 seconds, speed 9. Set aside in a small seperate bowl.
  3. Without washing the bowl, place 200g Almonds in mixing bowl and mill 3 seconds,speed 8. Set aside in a medium sized bowl.
  4. Without washing the bowl, place 200g dark chocolate into mixing bowl and chop 10 seconds, speed 10. Set aside with almonds.
  5. Without washing the bowl, place 200g dates into the mixing bowl and chop 10 seconds, speed 10. Set aside with almonds and chocolate and combine.
  6. Wash the bowl thoroughly, performing a vinegar wash is possible to ensure a sparkly clean bowl!
  7. Insert the butterfly whish. Add egg whites and beat for 6 minutes on speed 3.
  8. Continue to whisk for a further 3 minutes, SLOWLY adding teaspoonfuls of reserved sugar.
  9. Carefully fold half of the merignue with the almond, chocolate and date mixture by hand.

    Very carefully fold through the remaining merignue mixture, ensuring the batter doesn't deflate.
  10. Bake in preheated oven (170oC) for 1 hour
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Tip

This cake continues to improve and is best eaten a few days after it is baked.



This makes this cake ideal to prepare ahead of time for a birthday party or special afternoon tea.


This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
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  • Really enjoyed this cake, thanks. Will make again....

    Submitted by Anna33 on 18. December 2016 - 23:23.

    Really enjoyed this cake, thanks. Will make again. I followed the recipe exactly but admit I used electric beaters to make the meringue. Also I wasn't sure what size cake tin to use? I used a 24cm round tin.

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