Grape pavlova

    1 hour 15 min

    Grapes are so often overlooked for desserts, and this pavlova begs the question, "Why?" It's a deliciously simple pavlova that's best enjoyed when grapes are in season. Use any colour grape, or a mixture of colours.


    Buckinghamshire, England, UK
    4 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 3 egg whites
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour
    • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 200g (7 oz) caster sugar
    • 145ml (5 fl oz) double cream
    • 225g (8 oz) grapes

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Wet a baking tray and cover with parchment.
    2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff but not dry. Mix the cornflour, vinegar and vanilla together in a small bowl. Fold into egg whites with the sugar, a little at a time, until well blended. Spread on to the parchment in a circle about 2.5cm (1 inch) thick.
    3. Place in the centre of the preheated oven and immediately turn down the heat to 140 C / Gas 1. Cook until the Pavlova is crisp on the outside and marshmallow-like inside, about 1 hour.
    4. Turn off the oven and leave the Pavlova to cool without opening the oven door. Meanwhile, whip the cream to soft peaks.
    5. When cool, top the Pavlova with whipped cream and arrange the grapes over top.


    If making for someone with a gluten sensitivity, be sure to use gluten free cornflour. Check labels before using.

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