Sunday, January 16, 2011
Banana & Passion Fruit Pavlova
6 egg whites
pinch of salt
350 g sugar
2 tsp cornflour
juice of half of the lemon
300 ml fresh cream
2-3 passion fruits
Preheat the oven to 180 C.
Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl with pinch of salt until stiff,then start whisking in the sugar,1 tbsp at a time.Continue whisking until egg whites are stiff & glossy,then whisk in the cornflour & lemon juice.
Spoon the meringue on the baking tray & spread to form a 20 cm circle, building up the sides a little, ready to keep the filling in.
Bake for 5 min,then reduce the oven to 150C & cook for a further 1 h 15 min..Allow it to cool completely before transferring to a serving plate.
Whip the cream until it holds its shape,then spoon it onto the meringue base.
Decorate with sliced bananas & passion fruit pulp.
Dust with icing sugar.
Watch How To Make Pavlovas