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Classic Berry Pavlova Recipe

This berry pavlova is the ideal dessert to surprise your guests at any special celebration or dinner party.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Australian, New Zealander
Servings 8 people
CALORIES 411 kcal



  • 300 grams icing sugar
  • 5 egg whites
  • 3 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon white or apple cider vinegar


  • 500 ml liquid cream
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 25 grams vanilla sugar

To decorate

  • 125 grams raspberries
  • 50 grams blackberries
  • 50 grams pistachios
  • Raspberry coulis (optional)



  • Preheat the oven to 248°F ( 120°C ).
  • Separate egg whites from egg yolks.
  • In a bowl, beat egg whites until stiff with an electric handheld / stand mixer. When you hit soft peaks form, add in icing sugar little by little.
  • Add in cornstarch through a strainer. Keep whipping with the handheld / stand mixer on medium. Now add in vinegar while whipping.
  • Once the meringue is ready, it is time to create 6/8 mini pavlovas nests or a 8 inch diameter cake nest.
  • Bake for 1 hour in case you are making the mini pavlovas. Bake for 1 hour and a quarter if you are making the cake.


  • Pour liquid cream in a bowl and whip it with the handheld / stand mixer on medium speed. Add in the sugar, gradually, and keep whipping for about ten minutes until stiff peaks form.


  • Pour the cream on the meringue nests and then start decorating with berries, crushed pistachios and raspberry coulis. Et voilà! You have made a delicious pavlova ready to delight your diners!


Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 789IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg