"To serve, cover with whipped cream and decorate with fruit. This is a very traditional Australian dessert. Enjoy!! " — HSIAO
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1 1/8 cups
distilled white vinegar
Great recipe! I followed the recipe exactly, except instead of making one large cake I made 5 small ones so everyone can have an individual desert. I made this for my friends and they LOVED IT. I will definately make this again, but I will probably use less sugar next time, as this was a bit too sweet for my taste.
Maybe I was doing something wrong but this was terribly hard to make! It also tasted too much like egg and it wouldn't shape properly. I found that the outside burned and the inside was undercooked. Despite the other good reviews, I found this recipe frustrating.
I didn't add the sugar to the whites right away. You'll get a better rise out of your whites (& won't have to whip it as long) if you whip the whites to a soft peak first, then gradually add the sugar. I cooked mine on an aluminum baking sheet so I added 10 minutes to the cook time. I let it cool in the oven for two hours & it was still too gooey in the center. I was barely able to grab a pic before the pile of cherries I put on top, caved in the pavlova. :o( There's another recipe, on this site, that calls for the pavlova to be baked @ 300 degrees for an hour...that one worked much better for me. I'll use it again next time but thanks anyway Christina!
A friend made this for me years ago, and called it a Shaum Torte, but the Shaum Torte recipes at this site looked more like traditional merengues. This was what I was looking for. Whipped up some fresh heavy cream, and served it with strawberries. Great summer dessert. There's nothing like that soft, creamy, marshmallow-like center. I love it. If you've never had it--give it a try. Unique and delicious.
I've not had much luck with Pavlova in the past, but this came out great!! I made 6 individual Pavlova's and cut the baking time. My guests were impressed with their individual desserts. Thanks for a great recipe!
Great pavlova recipe. Crunchy outside soft inside. Only thing - I'd add less sugar next time.
Excellent recipe! I decorated the cake with chocolate flakes and chocolate sauce and served with tinned fruit on the side. Everybody loved it and I will definately do it again! Thank you, Christina.
This recipie is wonderful! My husband was born in Australia and my mother in law has made this for me and I fell in love with it.
* 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: < 1
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