Pavlova – Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights – Salwaa Smith
This pavlova is the perfect ending to a delicious lunch or dinner party on a hot summer’s day. Make in advance, the pavlova base can be kept in an airtight container for up to one week. Perfect when you have lots of food to prepare 🙂 Makes one large pavlova

Single Pavlova

Single Pavlova

4 extra large egg whites
1 cup castor sugar
1 tsp vinegar or lemon juice
Maizena for dusting

Preheat oven to 120 degrees Celsius. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper cut into a circle as big as a large dinner plate. Dust the greaseproof paper with a little maizena.

Using a clean, dry mixing bowl beat the eggs until stiff. Gradually add the castor sugar and keep on mixing until all the castor sugar has been added and the texture is glossy. Gently fold in the lemon juice or vinegar. Spread the mixture onto the circle of greaseproof paper.

Bake in a preheated oven at 120 degrees Celsius for 1 hour, turn the oven off and leave to cool completely inside the oven.

Decorate with whipped fresh cream and fruit of choice.
Or mascarpone cream, recipe below

To Make Mascarpone Cream
1 cup mascarpone cheese
1&1/2 cups fresh cream
1/4 cup castor sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence

© Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Double Pavlova

Double Pavlova

Mini Pavlova

Mini Pavlova


About Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Cape Malay Home Cooking made easy. The Muslim community has also had a large influence on the cooking of South Africa. Cape Malay cuisine is delicious. It usually consists of a combination of fruit, spices, vegetables and meat. Using my cooking know how to inspire everyone to cook the food they love. Here you will find tried and tested simple and delicious recipes for relaxed home cooking that go far beyond baking. From easy soups and roasts to delicious breads, deserts, stews, etc… All the recipes seen here are prepared in my kitchen with photos taken by my family and me. So please don’t expect professional photography or styling, it’s just the way we have our meals on a normal day! My motto is: "Give a man a plate of food and you've fed him for the day. Teach a man to cook and you feed him for a lifetime" - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Posted on 14/11/2015, in Pavlova and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Looks delicious 👌

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