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Tessa Kiros' Pavlovas

Crisp, sugary delectable treats that are lovely with fruit and cream.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: dessert, fruit, meringue, pavlova


  • 3 egg whites at room temperature
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup white sugar, preferably superfine
  • a few drops vanilla
  • ½ tsp apple cider vinegar


  • Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a stand mixer, or using a hand mixer, whisk the egg whites until they form peaks and start to stiffen.
  • Add cornstarch.
  • Add sugar a little at a time, until the egg whites look like they might climb out of the bowl.
  • Add vanilla and vinegar.
  • Using two spoons, scoop out 8 mounds of meringue. Flattening the tops to hold the cream. Use a fork to smooth out the sides a bit.
  • Bake for 40 minutes. Shut off oven and leave for another 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Take tray out of oven and let cool completely on the counter.
  • Enjoy with fruit and a dollop of whipped cream on top!