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  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
  • Dairy Free Dairy Free
  • Low Fat Low Fat
  • Low GI Low GI
  • Low Salt Low Salt
  • No Gluten No Gluten
  • Source of Calcium Source of Calcium
  • Source of Fibre Source of Fibre

Chocolate Pavlova Wreath

Chocolate Pavlova Wreath

Recipe Ingredients

(Serves 12)

  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups (330g) caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup (25g) NESTLÉ Baking Cocoa
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 300mL thickened cream, whipped
  • raspberries, to decorate
  • blueberries, to decorate
  • mint leaves, to decorate
  • 100g NESTLÉ Dark Melts, melted

How to make

1. Preheat oven 120°C/100°C fan-forced. Mark a 26cm circle on baking paper; then mark an inner circle with a 12cm circle, to form a wreath shape. 

2. Beat egg whites with an electric mixer until soft peaks form; gradually add sugar, beating until dissolved after each addition (should take 6 or 7 minutes). Gently fold in NESTLÉ Baking Cocoa and vinegar. 

3. Spread meringue inside wreath shape on prepared tray. Using palette knife or spatula, shape sides of meringue. Bake 1 3/4 hours or until dry. Turn oven off, leaving pavlova to cool in oven with door ajar. 

4. Just before serving spread cream over pavlova. Decorate with raspberries, blueberries and mint leaves. Spoon NESTLÉ Dark Melts into paper piping bags; drizzle wreath generously with chocolate.

Preparation time:
20 minutes (plus cooling time)

Cooking time:
105 minutes

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80ml 1/3 cup
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Oven Temperatures

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Slow 150°C 300°F 2
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Mod. Hot 190°C 375°F 5-6
Hot 210°C 415°F 6-7
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1 tbsp = 15g (in New Zealand)
 = 20 g (in Australia)
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2 tbsp = 15g (in New Zealand)
 = 20 g (in Australia)


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Chocolate Pavlova Wreath