Traditional pavlova

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    1 hour 15 min

    A classic dessert which looks beautiful topped with fresh whipped cream and whatever fruit you like.


    51 people made this

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 4 egg whites
    • 225g (8 oz) caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour

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

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
    2. Beat egg whites and sugar in a large bowl with electric beaters until stiff peaks form.
    3. In separate bowl, mix together vinegar, vanilla and cornflour until smooth. Pour cornflour mixture into egg white mixture and beat until thick and glossy, approximately 4 minutes.
    4. Line a baking sheet with greaseproof or baking paper and draw a 20 cm (8 inch) circle in the centre. Spoon or pipe meringe mixture inside the circle, to within a little less than 2 cm (1 inch) from the edge.
    5. Place in preheated oven, reduce temperature to 110 C/Gas mark 1/4 and bake 1 hour. Turn oven off and leave the pavlova to cool inside the oven.

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    Reviews in English (30)

    3

    Gorgeous! this pavlova is amazing and easier to make than i ever expected.  -  11 Mar 2012

    amelia_mae
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    Would this work without the vinegar? And if no can regular vinegar work x  -  26 Feb 2015

    0

    Great recipie, easy to follow instructions and a good outcome, simple to prep and is really fun to make, it definatley takes a bit of practise to make it look as good as the picture but all in all it was a delicious dessert and well worth a try  -  22 May 2012

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