Pavlova with fruit custard filling

Recipe by Ivana
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 Pavlova
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make pavlova.
  • Mix egg whites until stiff, then incorporate other pavlova ingredients and mix until thick and glossy.
  • Mixture must stand in peaks.
  • Pile mixture onto a buttered large plate,eg dinner plate size.
  • On top of this mixture make a dip-- this is where the custard filling will go later.
  • Put in preheated oven 150 C for 30minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 110 C and bake for further 45minutes.
  • After this time, turn off oven and let pavlova cool in oven.
  • To make the custard filling: Put fruit salad into a small pan on the stove top.
  • Bring to boil,add cornflour dissolved in water to thicken mix.
  • Lastly add the beaten egg yolks and butter.
  • Cook on medium heat for a few minutes till mixture is thick.
  • Taste the custard, if you prefer a sweeter taste, add some sugar (optional) to sweeten, but bear in mind that the pavlova is sweet.
  • When the custard is cold, place in the"dip" on top of the pavlova.
  • Top with whipped cream.
  • Add passionfruit (optional) to decorate if you like.
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