Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This makes the best pavlova, light, soft, chewy centre and is great with tinned peaches or fresh strawberries. This recipe has been passed on many times.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. pre-heat oven to Gas 2 or 150oc, if you have a fan oven reduce temp accordingly.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff, beat in 4oz of caster sugar, cornflour, vanilla extract and vinegar. Fold in the remaining sugar. Line a baking tray with baking parchment, I attach this with a little of the meringue. Spread the mixture in a oval shape, sides being rough and slightly dip in the centre to fill with cream and fruit.
  3. Bake for 1 hour towards bottom of the oven, then turn oven off and leave pavlova in there of 30 minutes.
  4. Fill Pavlova with lightly whipped cream and fruit when cold.

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