Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Pavlova

4 egg whites
1 1/2 cups fine sugar
1 teaspoon cornflour
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Pavlova Pan (pan may be prepared several ways)
1. greased and dusted with 1 teaspoon icing sugar
2. mixed with 1 teaspoon cornflour
3. lined with foil or
4. lined with greaseproof paper
Pavlova pan will take a 6 or 8 egg pavlova

1. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form
2. Gradually add half of the sugar, beaing constantly until stiff peaks are formed
3. Fold in cornflour, vinegar, vanilla and remaining sugar
4. Pile on prepared Pavlova Pan and shape as desired
5. 120-130 (very slow oven) for 1 1/2 hours or until firm and lightly browned
6. Cool away from draughts (in the oven is a good place)
7. Spread with whipped cream and cover with fruit. (passionfruit or strawberries work best)

9 comments:

ShazBraz said...

Mmmmmm....I love pavlova! I haven't had it since I lived in England. Maybe it's time to make it for my fam. Thanks!

Sandra said...

I love pavlova, too. I definately am going to have to make it again.

tawnya said...

I've never even heard of pavlova!

ShazBraz said...

Ask Isaac; I'm sure he's had it!

tawnya said...

He said nope. He thinks you had a lot more ethnic stuff. He had straight English stuff.

Everett said...

I thought Pavlova was a man that rang a bell to get a dog to slobber..... :)

tawnya said...

Nice...

Everett said...

Did I mention that I crack me up?

Dawna said...

Pavlov Everett Pavlov! Ü i've been looking for a pavlova recipe. boy, lamingtons and pavlova. i'm in food heaven!