Ginger and walnut pavlova

    Ginger and walnut pavlova

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    4hr25min


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    About this recipe: This beautiful pavlova is filled with a mixture of whipped cream, walnuts, stem ginger and raspberry jam. Elegant and delicious!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 3 egg whites, beaten stiffly
    • 220g caster sugar
    • Pinch of cream of tartar
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 teaspoon vinegar
    • For the filling
    • 250ml cream, whipped
    • 70g walnuts, chopped
    • 90g preserved stem ginger from a jar, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons raspberry jam
    • Pinch of grated nutmeg
    • A few cherries or berries, to decorate

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:2hr5min  ›  Extra time:2hr cooling  ›  Ready in:4hr25min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
    2. Gradually fold 1/2 the sugar into egg whites. Beat well, then add remaining sugar mixed with cream of tartar.
    3. Combine the cornflour, vanilla essence and vinegar in a small bowl. Fold into beaten egg whites. Mound mixture onto the centre of baking tray.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 2 hours. Then increase the temperature to 190 C / Gas 5 and continue to bake until golden, 5 to 10 minutes longer. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for at least 2 hours.
    5. To prepare the filling, combine whipped cream, walnuts, ginger, jam and nutmeg. Spoon into cooled meringue and decorate with cherries.

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