Pavlova – Christmas Baking Recipe

Pavlova is a dessert made from meringue and is named after the famous Anna Pavlova the Russian ballerina. It’s lightly crusted and is topped with whipped cream and assorted fruits.

There are two versions of how to make Pavlova, the original or the American way. Here’s a quick and simple recipe for both versions of the dish.

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Ingredients

Metric

  1. 4 Egg Whites
  2. A Pinch of Salt
  3. 225 Grams of Sugar
  4. Teaspoon of Vanilla
  5. Teaspoon of Vinegar
  6. Tablespoon of Cold Water
  7. Tablespoon of cornstarch or cornflour

Imperial / American

  1. 4 Egg Whites
  2. A Pinch of Salt
  3. 8 Ounces of Sugar
  4. Teaspoon of Vanilla
  5. Teaspoon of Vinegar
  6. Tablespoon of Cold Water
  7. Tablespoon of cornstarch or cornflour

Method:

  1. Mix the egg whites with the pinch of salt and beat them until it stays stiffening.
  2. Start beating the egg whites while mixing in the sugar half a portion at a time.
  3. Keep beating the mixture while adding the rest of the ingredients one at a time.
  4. Draw a circle on some baking paper and put it on an oven tray.
  5. Put your mixture onto the circle and make the outer area higher than the middle.
  6. Put the oven tray into the oven at 120C/250F for an hour and change it to 100C/225F for another hour.
  7. Once it’s cooled down put whipped cream and whatever fruits you want on top.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Pavlova

Conclusion

Baking is on a full swing during Christmas, This Russia baking recipe for Pavlova is a good option. It’s not a heavy food item for anyone to eat.

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You can use the amount of whipped cream on the basis of your choice and how much cream your guests like to have.

Again, do cook this on Christmas and share your first-hand experiences in the comments section below.

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References

  1. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/12126/easy-pavlova/
  2. https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/pavlova/
  3. https://natashaskitchen.com/pavlova-recipe/