A vibrant addition to any table anytime. How good do those fresh berries look on that crispy pavlova?


Ingredients (makes 12 Very Berry Mini Pavs)

  • 6 Egg Whites (be really careful there is no yolk at all in the whites)
  • 270g Caster Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cornflour
  • 1 tsp White Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract or Essence
  • 300ml Thickened Cream
  • 1 punnet Blueberries
  • 1 punnet Blackberries
  • 1 punnet Raspberries

Method

  1. Use an electric mixer to beat egg whites in a very dry, clean mixing bowl (not metal) until soft peaks form.
  2. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition, until meringue is thick, shiny and the sugar has fully dissolved.
  3. Add cornflour, vinegar and vanilla and whisk until just combined.
  4. Place spoonfuls of meringue onto a foil or baking paper lined tray. Keep the dollops quite small as they will spread slightly when cooking.
  5. Bake in oven for 11/2 hours or until pavlovas are dry to the touch. Turn off oven. Leave pavlova in oven with the door ajar to cool completely.
  6. When completely cold, top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of berries.
  7. If you like the idea of a drizzle of berry coulis, simply blend a few together and then spoon over the other berries. Or you could add a teaspoon of hot water to some raspberry jam to make a drizzle. Or you could really cheat and use a little strawberry or raspberry topping (!)
  8. Add a few little sprigs of micro herbs for colour and voila!


  • Looks and sounds great – thanks for sharing

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  • Yum. These are so cute and awesome and sweet and yummy.

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  • Have some left over egg whites from making creme brulee-this is perfect and oh so delicious

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  • OMG these are looking sooo tempting at this moment. YUMMM. thanks Nikki.

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  • The advantage on mini pavs is you can customize them.

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  • Had a slice of Pavalova tonight..one of my favourite desserts! Love the individual ones! These look sensational!

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  • Your pav’s are must have’s. Perfect.

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  • These mini pavs look wonderful, anything with berries is a favourite in our home!.

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  • Wonderful recipe.

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  • Love our pavs when family get together,your photo look’s delicious!

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  • I just made a similar recipe Pavlova for Australia Day but with different fruits.

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  • peppermint crisp all the way for my pav!

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  • A very delicious idea for Australia Day. Unfortunately I’m not very good at making pavlovas.

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  • These look delicious. A perfect Aussie dessert!

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  • We love pavs at our place. I will try this combo. I OFTEN MAKE A DOUBLE LAYERED CHOCOLATE PAV FOR THE FAMILY

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