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Afroz Shaikh
30 minutes
Prep Time
90 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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This meringue based dessert is from Australia and is made with very few ingredients.

Recipe Tags

  • Festive Fun
  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Australian
  • Whisking
  • Baking
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 120 gm Egg whites (approx 4)
  2. 1 cup super fine sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  4. 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  5. 1/2 tsp Vinegar
  6. 2 cup whipped cream
  7. 1/4 cup chopped mango
  8. 6-7 chopped strawberries
  9. 2 tbsp mint leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 110 degree C.
  2. Grease and line a tray with parchment paper.
  3. In a clean stand mixer bowl put egg whites and beat until it is foamy.
  4. Add sugar to egg whites one spoon at a time. Beating well after each addition, until meringue is thick and glossy and sugar is dissolved.
  5. Add cornflour, vinegar and vanilla and whisk until just combined.
  6. Make sure all the sugar is nicely dissolved and the meringue is not gritty.
  7. Spoon the meringue onto to parchment paper in a round shape and smooth the top with spatula.
  8. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven for 70-80 minutes.
  9. When the pavlova is cooked, the top will be dry and firm. There will be few cracks on top, that is normal.
  10. Switch off the oven but let the pavlova cool in the oven itself for an hour.
  11. After an hour remove to pavlova from oven and transfer it to serving dish.
  12. Before serving top the pavlova with whipped cream and chopped fresh fruits.
  13. Serve immediately.

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