by Aida Azizuddin on Thu, January 23, 2014

Named after gifted ballerina Anna Pavlova, this light and airy dessert is made from egg whites and sugar. The best kinds have a subtly crunchy exterior and a soft, pliable interior.

Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside. MMm-mmmm!

Serves 8 people

Don't waste the yolks from this recipe!

Use it for curds or mayonnaise.

Foodster's Verdict



  • Preparation
    15 minutes
  • Total
    3hour 15minutes
    4 egg whites

    1 cup castor sugar

    1 tsp white vinegar

    1 tbs cornflour

    1 tsp vanilla essence

    2 cups whipped cream

    Fruits, as you like

*Preheat the oven at 120 degrees celcius for an hour

1. Beat the egg whites until fluffy.

2. Add the sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, and beat until glossy, white and stiff.

3. Fold in the vinegar, cornflour and vanilla essence.

4. Line a baking tray with parchment, and spread the mixture on it, making soft peaks.

5. Bake for 60 mins.

6. Once baked, just keep it in the oven for 2 hours so it can set and dry out.

7. Cool it down, then decorate and garnish with whipped cream and fruits.