"A pavlova is a fresh fruit pie with a meringue crust. The deluxe in this recipe refers to the passion fruit, which can be pricey. Passion fruit is a round, purple fruit resembling a kiwi, but larger. When ripe it appears shriveled. You can also use kiwi, about 8, instead of passion fruit." — Rosina
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cream of tartar
distilled white vinegar
1 1/4 cups
heavy cream, chilled
I made this for Easter brunch and it was gone within 10 minutes! Beautiful, easy, and delicious. Everyone said it was the best ever. A few hints, though: (1) If this is your first time making merengue, you might want to be prepared to do it over. It's not hard, but precise: absolutely no yolk, and beat on high until glossy. (2) the easiest way to dust the pan with cornstarch is to place pan in a bag, add a couple of tablespoons of corn starch and shake - you'll have to wipe off the outside of the pan, though. (3) I've started adding a few new toppings every time I make pavlova and the biggest hit has been kiwi, strawberries, and blueberries, with a little chocolate drizzle (equal parts butter and chocolate chips, melted). So good!
This tasted too "eggy" for us.
This recipe was AMAZING. My boyfriend and his family devoured this and commented on how light and delicious it was. Since I didn't have cream of tartar I subbed extra vinegar (3/8 teaspoon instead of 1/8 teaspoon of cream of tartar... the substituation is always replace cream of tartar with 3 times the measurement of vinegar or lemon juice). Everything turned out wonderfully. I used Mango, kiwi, and canned pears. Great recipe!!!
I've tried several pavlova recipes and this is by far the best. The texture is perfect. Chewy and cripy on the outside and perfect soft inside. I don't like passion fruit so I used berries instead. If you like a tangy dessert, you may also want to use lemon curd instead of whipped cream.
I love this recipe. I have made it several times. I have not used passion fruit but use kiwi and strawberry slices.
WOW! This one made me a hero...everyone loved the not too sweet confection.
Very good. I used frozen berries which I drained and used the juice as sauce.
This recipe was surprising easy! And my family really enjoyed it. I did use kiwis and strawberries instead of passion fruit.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 124
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