New Zealand Pavlova

Recipe by Nif_H
READY IN: 1hr 15mins


  • 4
    egg whites
  • 18
    teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1
    cup superfine sugar (caster sugar, berry sugar, or regular sugar blitzed in a food processor until grains are half their )
  • 1
    tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1
    cup fruit, sliced (kiwifruit, berries, peaches, etc.)
  • 1 12
    cups lightly sweetened whipped cream (just add sugar to it, to taste)


  • Preheat oven to 400°F Line a shallow baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large dry bowl, sprinkle cream of tartar over egg whites and beat until stiff. Whisk together sugar and cornstarch. Add the mixture to the egg whites a tablespoon at a time, while beating on medium speed, until all ingredients are combined. The meringue should be shiny, white, and stiff. Fold in vanilla extract.
  • Reduce oven heat to 200°F Mound the meringue on the baking sheet in a round shape about 6 inches in diameter. Bake for 1 hour. Turn off oven, leaving meringue in the oven until it is cold or overnight.
  • Top with whipped cream and arrange fruit over top.
  • Use a serrated knife to gently saw slices. It is best to eat when first made but you can store leftovers in a covered container.