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03rd Sep 2012

Cook with Avonmore – Reader Recipe: Summer Fruits ‘n’ Cream Chocolate Pavlova

In another great Cook with Avonmore recipe Grainne has shared her secret to a mouth-watering pavlova for the chance to win a fab Avonmore hamper.

Rebecca McKnight

Today, reader Grainne Halligan shares her recipe for a Summer Fruits ‘n’ Cream Chocolate Pavlova – YUM!

For meringue base:

6 egg whites,
300g caster sugar 
3 tablespoons sieved cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla balsamic vinegar
50g dark chopped chocolate.


Pre-heat the oven to 180c.
Beat the eggs whites until they form peaks, then beat in the sugar until the meringue is stiff. Fold in the Cocoa powder, chopped chocolate and balsamic vinegar.
Pour onto a baking sheet making a circular shape about 30cm diameter in size. Turn the oven temperature down to 150c, place in the oven and cook for about 1 and a half hours. Let the meringue cool completely.
For topping:

250g Avonmore Fresh Dessert Cream 
2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 
A punnet of raspberries, strawberries and cherries 
Some chocolate to decorate

Whip the Avonmore Fresh Dessert cream and add vanilla extract. Pour over the top of the cooled meringue, add all the chopped fruit and decorate with chocolate.

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