Easy Strawberry Pavlova

Easy strawberry pavlova is my healthier version of the classic pavlova recipe. It’s really simple to make with only 4 ingredients, lower calorie and perfect for dinner parties.

Easy strawberry pavlova is my healthier version of the classic pavlova recipe. It's really simple to make with only 4 ingredients, lower calorie and perfect for dinner parties.

This easy strawberry pavlova came about because I was looking for a pudding to make Lynne and I for the weekend.

If you follow this blog you’ll know that having a pudding is part of our 80/20 and we have one of those delicious desserts on a Sunday, which is a great way to end the weekend!

Easy strawberry pavlova is my healthier version of the classic pavlova recipe. It's really simple to make with only 4 ingredients, lower calorie and perfect for dinner parties.

I wanted a pudding that wouldn’t take the whole weekend to make, wouldn’t require a whole lot of ingredients and was also relatively light.

This strawberry pavlova recipe was ideal!

Easy strawberry pavlova is my healthier version of the classic pavlova recipe. It's really simple to make with only 4 ingredients, lower calorie and perfect for dinner parties.

Because this is so easy to make it gave me time to experiment with a low fat version of Greek Pastitsio I’d had in my mind for a few weeks and had been wanting to put together.

I’ll post that in the next few days.

Easy strawberry pavlova is my healthier version of the classic pavlova recipe. It's really simple to make with only 4 ingredients, lower calorie and perfect for dinner parties.In the meantime I hope you enjoy this, my easy strawberry pavlova, as much as we did.

We virtually demolished it! So it’s back to the gym on Monday! 😉

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Strawberry Pavlova
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Easy Strawberry Pavlova
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hrs
Total Time
1 hrs 15 mins
 

Easy strawberry pavlova is a healthier version of the classic pavlova and is perfect for dinner parties.

Course: Pudding
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 400 kcal
Author: neil@neilshealthymeals.com
Ingredients
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 200 g caster sugar.
  • 200 ml reduced fat double/whipping cream.
  • 200 g fresh halved strawberries.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 150C
  2. Use a large serving plate (25cm – 30cm) to draw a circle on a square sheet of greaseproof paper. The square sheet should be big enough to put on a baking tray. Spray the baking tray a few times so the greaseproof paper can be laid on the tray and will not slide off.
  3. With a stand mixer, or with an electric hand whisk, whisk the 4 egg whites in a bowl, at a high speed, gradually adding the caster sugar to form stiff white peaks. To test if the peaks are stiff enough, you should be able to hold the bowl upside down and the mixture stays in the bowl!
  4. Using a plastic spoon, carefully remove the mixture from the mixing bowl, to the circle, and spread it out within the circle using a plastic spatula.
  5. Place the baking tray with the mixture on, into the oven and bake for about 1 hour.
  6. Once the meringue base has hardened (check it by tapping it lightly to see if it is hollow) remove it from the oven to cool for 1 – 2 hours.
  7. With a stand mixer, or with an electric hand whisk, whisk the cream until it is thick.
  8. Once the meringue base has completely cooled spoon the cream on top and garnish with the strawberries.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Strawberry Pavlova
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 169
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.8g 29%
Saturated Fat 11.6g 58%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 74.9mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 55.5g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 54g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 23%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 4%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

You can serve this immediately or keep it in the fridge for a couple of days maximum.

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Easy strawberry pavlova is my healthier version of the classic pavlova recipe. It’s really simple to make with only 4 ingredients, lower calorie and perfect for dinner parties.

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  1. I just made my first pavlova last month. It is so delicious!
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    http://therecipepassport.wordpress.com/2014/03/07/australia-pavlova/

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