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Miniature Pavlovas

Yield 1 1/2 dozen


  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 cups fresh fruit (kiwifruit, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, mandarin oranges)

How to Make It

  1. Beat first 4 ingredients at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy.

  2. Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves.

  3. Drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Spread into 2-inch circles, shaping with back of a spoon to make shallow bowls.

  4. Bake at 225° for 1 hour or until dry on outside; turn oven off. Let stand in closed oven 1 hour.

  5. Spoon whipped cream evenly into meringues; top with fruit. Serve immediately.