A semifreddo is literally a half-frozen dessert and often a little more sophisticated than ice cream. This one is perfect for adults and children alike. I prefer to make my own meringues, but I won't tell on you if you use shop bought ones.
: 30 minutes
: Between one hour and a half and three hours, plus freezing time
: 8-10 servings
For the meringues
2 large egg whites
100g caster sugar
1 tbsp strong espresso, or instant coffee dissolved in 1 tablespoon of boiling water (optional)
1 tbsp sifted cocoa powder (optional)
For the semifreddo
150g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
3 large eggs
75g caster sugar
225ml double cream
Raspberries to serve
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