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Pavlova with lemongrass infused cream and strawberry curd.
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Pavlova with lemongrass infused cream and strawberry curd

An airy crisp pavlova topped with lemongrass infused cream and strawberry curd.
Servings 8 pavlovas
Calories 161kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

Prep

  • Preheat oven to 250° F.

Pavlovas

  • Clean bowl and hand mixer to get rid of all traces of oil/grease.
  • Whip egg whites.
    2 egg whites
  • Once egg whites are frothy, add in sugar a bit at a time.
    scant 1/2 cup sugar
  • Whip to stiff peaks.
  • Add in vanilla and vinegar and whip for another several seconds to combine.
    1/2 t vanilla, 1/2 t white vinegar

Bake

  • Spoon onto a baking sheet lined with silp mat or parchment paper.
    Makes 8 mini pavlovas- use back of spoon to create well in center.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until dry on outside and hollow sounding.
  • Turn off oven and leave door open, allowing pavlovas to cool.
  • Remove from oven.

Lemongrass Whipped Cream

  • Cut lemongrass stalk into pieces.
    3 stalks lemongrass
  • Bring cream to simmer in small saucepan.
    1 cup whipping cream
  • Add lemongrass and remove from heat.
  • Let sit until cool and strain.
  • Toss the lemongrass.
  • Refrigerate the cream, and when cool, whip with sugar to taste.
    sugar

Assemble

  • Spoon cream onto pavlovas and top with strawberry curd.
    strawberry curd

Video

Notes

The strawberry curd makes much more than you need for the pavlovas. Use it on things like bread, toast, cake, etc. 
Recipe here.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 76mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 438IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg