Meringue Cake

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13Ingredients
55Minutes
250Calories

Ingredients
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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs (separated)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups gluten free all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 2 ounces candied cherries (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 ounces dark chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and line a 10x6 inch rimmed baking tray.
  2. Beat butter, 1/3 cup sugar, egg yolks and vanilla until pale and creamy. Mix in flour, baking powder and xanthan gum until combined. Bring mixture together with your hands then press into prepared pan. Bake for 10 mins, until lightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, to make the meringue topping, whip egg whites to soft peaks. Beat in remaining sugar, 1 tbsp at a time, until thick and glossy. Fold in coconut and orange zest.
  4. Spread jam over cake base. Sprinkle walnuts, cherries and chocolate chips over top. Spread meringue over top and bake for 25 mins, until firm to the touch. Let cool completely. Remove from pan and cut into 12 pieces to serve.
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NutritionView more

250Calories
Sodium3% DV75mg
Fat18% DV12g
Protein6% DV3g
Carbs11% DV34g
Fiber4% DV1g
Calories250Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol75mg25%
Sodium75mg3%
Potassium70mg2%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE
Total Carbohydrate34g11%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars28g56%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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