Raspberry Pavlova

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If you’re looking for an easy dessert that appears to take a lot of effort to create, Pavlova is a great choice. It uses a few simple ingredients and is topped with berries and whipped cream.

How could you go wrong?

Ingredients
Ingredients

 

Start by beating egg whites and salt until they form glossy peaks.
Start by beating egg whites and salt until they form soft peaks.

 

Slowly add in sugar, a tablespoon at a time until well blended. Then add in remaining ingredients.
Slowly add in sugar, a tablespoon at a time until well blended and glossy, stiff peaks form. Then add in remaining ingredients.

 

Line a baking sheet with parchment. Form a heart, using a spoon to spread out the meringue (or a circle). You want the edges to be higher than the middle.
Line a baking sheet with parchment. Form a heart, using a spoon to spread out the meringue (or a circle). You want the edges to be higher than the middle.

 

Bake in a 250 degree oven for one hour and 15 minutes. Turn off the oven and let cool completely before removing.
Bake in a 250 degree oven for one hour and 15 minutes. Turn off the oven and let cool completely before removing.

 

Top with whipped cream and berries (or cherries) for a beautiful dessert your sweetheart will love.
Top with whipped cream and berries (or cherries) for a beautiful dessert your sweetheart will love.

Raspberry Pavlova

2 egg whites

pinch of salt

1/2 cup plus one tbsp. sugar

1/2 tsp. corn starch

1 tsp. white vinegar

1/2 tsp. vanilla

Berries

Whipped Cream

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Beat egg whites and salt in a metal bowl on medium speed until soft peaks form.

Gently sprinkle the sugar into the egg whites, one tablespoon at a time. The mixture should now be glossy  stiff peaks.

Gently fold in the cornstarch, vinegar and vanilla.

Line a baking sheet with parchment and use a spoon to shape the meringue into a heart (or circle). Make sure the edges are higher than the middle.

Turn the oven down to 250 degrees and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. The meringue should be very pale. Turn off the oven and let the meringue cool completely.

Just before serving, remove the meringue from the oven and top with whipped cream and berries.

Serve and enjoy!

She Who Wishes You All a Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

 

 

 

 

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