Cherry chocolate meringue pots

Cherry chocolate meringue pots

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Prep: 8 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4

Need a pudding fast? These four-ingredient pots taste as good as they look and will save the day in under 20 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal504
  • fat44g
  • saturates25g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars26g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.08g


  • 300ml pot double cream
  • 4 shop-bought meringues nests, roughly broken
  • 50g dark chocolate
    Dark chocolate soup pots with double cream in spoons

    Dark chocolate

    dahk chok-o-let

    Dark chocolate means the shiny, dark-reddish brown treat produced from the cacao bean, theobroma…

  • 8 tbsp cherry compote (we used Bonne Maman)



    One of the delights of the summer, cherries are much loved for their succulent texture, flavour…


  1. Whip the cream to soft peaks, then fold in the meringue pieces. Heat the chocolate in the microwave for 30-45 secs or until melted, stirring halfway through. Spoon 2 tbsp cherry compote into each of 4 glasses, then top with the meringue mix. Drizzle melted chocolate on top of each glass and serve.

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4th Mar, 2012
I had some compote to use up and my flatmate's parents were coming round for supper at short notice, so I threw together this pudding and it was a great cheat!
26th Aug, 2011
Wow such an easy dessert to make and so tasty really worth trying !!
24th Feb, 2011
Delicious! I used cherry pie filling instead of the compote and it all tasted really good.
20th Feb, 2011
Gorgeous. Amazingly quick & simple to do but tasted so great would definitely serve to guests.
30th Jan, 2011
This is so simple to put together, great for mid week entertaining after a busy day. Tasted great too!
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