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Chocolate, Prune and Almond Meringue Cake - ThermoFun



10 portion(s)


  • 300g raw sugar
  • 300g whole almonds
  • 300g milk chocolate melts
  • 6 egg whites
  • pinch of salt
  • 160g pitted prunes
  • 250ml thickenen cream
  • extra chocolate and slivered almonds to decorate

Recipe's preparation

      1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Spray a large 25cm spring-form cake tin and line with baking paper.
      2. Place sugar in TM bowl and mill 10 sec / speed 9. Set aside.
      3. Place almonds in TM bowl and chop 3 sec / speed 8 (so it resembles coarse breadcrumbs). Set aside.
      4. Place chocolate in TM bowl and grate 10 sec / speed 10. Set aside.
      5. Wash and thoroughly dry TM bowl.
      6. Insert butterfly in TM bowl. Add egg whites and salt and whip 6 mins / speed 3 / MC off.
      7. Set TM 3 mins / speed 3 and while blades are moving, add sugar 1 Tbsp at a time through hole in TM lid until all sugar is added.
      8. Pour meringue mixture into a very large bowl. No need to wash TM bowl.
      9. Place prunes in TM bowl and chop 10 sec / speed 10.
      10. Add prunes, chopped almonds and chocolate to meringue in large bowl and fold through gently.
      11. Spoon mixture into prepared tin and bake 1.5 hours.
      12. Cool cake in tin, then release and place on a serving plate.
      13. Insert butterfly in TM bowl. Pour cream in and whip 30 sec / speed 4 (until whipped). Spread generously over the top of cake.
      14. Decorate with extra chopped chocolate and slivered almonds.
      15. Keep chilled until ready to serve.

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Inspired and tweaked from a recipe from Jo Seagar to be made in the Thermomix. Jo is a recipe author and cook in New Zealand. 


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