Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Pavlova


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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
40 minutes
6-8 servings
Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks


4 egg whites
1 cup caster sugar
3 teaspoons corn flour
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 cup whipped cream
1 sliced banana
250g punnet strawberries sliced
2 sliced kiwi fruit
2 passion fruit


  1. Preheat oven to slow 150c.

  2. Line an oven tray with baking paper.

  3. Mark a 20cm circle on baking paper.

  4. Place egg whites in large, dry mixing bowl.

  5. Using electric beaters, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.

  6. Gradually add the sugar, beating constantly after each addition.

  7. Beat 5-10 minutes until sugar has dissolved. Fold in corn flour and vinegar.

  8. Spread meringue mixture onto marked circle.

  9. Shape evenly, running a flat bladed knife around the edges and over top of meringue.

  10. Run knife up edge of meringue mixture, all the way around, making furrows.

  11. This strengthens the pavlova and gives a nice decorative finish.

  12. Bake for 40 minutes or until pale and crisp.

  13. Turn off oven with door ajar.

  14. Top with whipped cream and arrange decoratively with fruit.

  15. Drizzle with passion fruit pulp, serve.


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