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Candy Bar Meringue Torte Recipe
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Candy Bar Meringue Torte Recipe

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This is one of those "Where did you get this recipe?" creations! It's simple to make ahead, so it's perfect for having on hand for a large gathering. This is a wonderful finish to a holiday meal or when guests drop by. —Karen Nemeth, Fort McMurray, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + standing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + standing
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 4 Butterfinger candy bars (2.1 ounces each), coarsely crushed, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 251 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Using a pencil, draw a 10-in. circle on each of two sheets of parchment paper. Place each sheet, pencil mark down, on a baking sheet or pizza pan; set aside.
  2. Add vanilla and cream of tartar to egg whites; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff peaks form.
  3. Spread into 10-in. circles on prepared pans. Bake at 225° for 50-60 minutes or until set and lightly browned. Turn oven off; leave meringues in oven for 1 to 1-1/4 hours.
  4. Just before serving, place whipped topping in a large bowl; fold in three candy bars. Place one meringue layer on a serving plate; top with half of topping mixture. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with remaining candy bar. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Toffee Meringue Torte in Healthy Cooking October/November 2008, p43

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 251 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2011

I have not yet made this, but will soon. I am wondering if anyone has tried it using toffee bars?

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Reviewed Jul. 12, 2011

Absolutely delicious and very easy to make!

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