Strawberry Pavlova cake
Recipe type: Dessert
  • For the meringue:
  • 4 egg whites
  • pinch of salt
  • ¾ cup sugar (160 grams)
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • For the topping:
  • fresh strawberries, washed and halved
  • whipped cream
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 -2 tsp sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 175 C / 350 F. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. To make meringue, combine egg whites and salt in a large mixing bowl and beat at low speed first, slowly increasing to high speed. Continue beating until peaks start to form and then add sugar a tablespoon at a time. Continue beating until meringue is shiny and firm.
  3. Add cornstarch, white wine vinegar and vanilla and gently fold in.
  4. Transfer meringue on baking tray lined with baking paper and shape into a disk, smoothing the sides.
  5. Place in oven, immediately reduce the heat to 150 C / 300 F and bake for 1 hour 15 min.
  6. Turn off the oven and leave meringue to cool down in the oven.
  7. To prepare the topping, combine halved strawberries with vanilla, sugar and balsamic vinegar and leave it covered for about 30 min.
  8. To serve place meringue on a cake stand, spoon whipped cream on top of the meringue and cover with strawberries. Enjoy!
Recipe by Travelling oven at