These meringues were initially a happy accident. I don’t remember if we had leftover egg whites or what, but my friend Jill and I decided to make meringues one night a couple years ago. A google search led to a Gourmet recipe for chocolate-dipped vanilla, chocolate, and espresso ones. We were sold!
The recipe was kind of tedious since it required making separate batches for each, but we went with it. Well, that is until we hit a road bump in the first (vanilla) batch. The mixer whisk wasn’t able to reach the one egg white due to the groove in the bowl. Nice one, KitchenAid! Obviously we had to think of something, and as lovers of mocha ice cream, we decided to combine ALL THE BATCHES. Not only did this solve the egg white issue, it sure made the recipe a whole lot simpler. Continue reading