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Mini Pavlovas with Whipped Cream

Mini Pavlovas with whipped cream | thealmondeater.com

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These mini pavlovas with whipped cream are a fancy yet simple dessert to “wow” all your guests! …or just yourself.

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Ingredients

for the pavlovas:

for the whipped cream:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250°.
  2. Place egg whites, salt and cream of tartar in a large bowl and whip it on medium speed for 7-8 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Then, add sugar in 1/4 cup at a time and continue whipping for a total of 2-3 more minutes until the sugar is incorporated. Last, add the cornstarch (or all purpose flour–either one works!).
  3. Use a spoon to scoop dollops of the meringue onto a LINED baking sheet (if you don’t line it, they will stick to the baking sheet–found that out the hard way), making sure to place them 2-3 inches apart. Then, use the back of your spoon to make an indent into the center of each meringue.
  4. Bake meringue for 1 hour; then, turn the oven off but leave baking sheet in the oven for an additional hour, allowing the meringue to cool.
  5. Before serving, prepare the whipped cream: whip the whipped cream until soft peaks form, then add the sugar and whip for 1-2 more minutes.
  6. To serve: scoop whipped cream into the center of each pavlova, then add whatever toppings you like! Examples include seasonal fruit, caramel and/or chocolate.
  7. Enjoy!

Notes

*Don’t add the whipped cream until right before you’re going to eat/serve these. Otherwise, they’ll get too soft in the center.

Keywords: mini pavlovas, winter pavlova