Easy Pavlova

This recipe makes a crisp shell, not the marshmallow type of pavlova. Refer to my pavlova making tips for extra help.


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups castor sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 4 tab boiling water


  1. line a biscuit tray with baking paper and mark a circle on it.
  2. add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and beat until stiff (this will take about 15 minutes).
  3. after about 10 minutes, turn your oven on to a slow temperature (about 160 C)
  4. spread meringue on the tray, with a lip at the edge so that it can be easily filled
  5. bake in a slow oven for about 1 hour and then turn the oven off. Leave the pavlova in the oven to cool
  6. decorate with fruit and whipped cream just before serving.