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Easy Pavlova

This Easy Pavlova is a light, meringue dessert with a delicate, crisp outer texture and a soft, marshmallow-like center! Topped with fresh whipped cream and mixed berries.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Russian
Servings: 8
Calories: 163kcal

Ingredients

Pavlova

  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar granulated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Toppings

  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 1/2 cup strawberries sliced
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup raspberries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 300F. Separate the egg whites from yolks. Discard the yolks and let the whites come to room temperature.
  • Add the whites to the bowl of a stand mixer or a large bowl with a hand mixer. Beat until they form soft peaks. You'll know you've reached this stage when the whites are foamy and hold a peak when you lift the beaters out of the bowl with the tip of the peak folding over.
  • Continuing to beat the egg whites, add the sugar 1 tbsp at a time. Once all the sugar has been added, beat for another 3 minutes until the whites are thick and glossy.
  • Add the vanilla, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Beat for 5-10 more seconds or fold the ingredients in with a spatula.
  • Trace a circle with an 8" diameter on a sheet of parchment paper, then place the parchment paper on a baking sheet. Spoon the whipped egg whites from the middle of the circle and spread the mixture gently to the edges of the drawn circle, leaving a slight depression in the middle of the pavlova.
  • Transfer the baking sheet to the oven and bake for 1 hour. Let it cool for 5 minutes on the sheet pan, then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • Top the pavlova with whipped cream, then arrange berries over top. Use a sharp knife to slice and serve.

Notes

  1. Store leftover Pavlova in a cool, dry place. Store in an airtight container on your counter, in a pantry, or in a cupboard where temperature and humidity are consistent, for up to 2 days! Make sure to keep your pavlova away from your stove and other sources of heat and moisture.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 51IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg