Nigella Lawson's Chocolate Pavlova with Exotic Fruit

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10Ingredients
520Calories
90Minutes

This fruit lovers dessert combines the mild flavors of pomegranate, kiwi, and mango with chocolate meringue, sweetened to perfection. The bright colors will have you asking if you shouldn’t display this work of art instead of eating it. Use this creation to draw rave reviews and bolster your standing within your sphere of influence. Plan on spending a good hour and a half, with a lot of mixing and whisking, to build this beauty.

Ingredients

  • 6 egg whites
  • 300 grams granulated sugar
  • 50 grams unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 500 milliliters heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1 pomegranate
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 mango
  • chocolate shavings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
  3. Gradually add sugar and keep beating until glossy.
  4. Add cocoa and vinegar and whisk quickly to incorporate the cocoa.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, oil it and place the meringue in the middle.
  6. With a spatula make a well at the center of the meringue.
  7. Lower the oven temperature to 130 C and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and wait for about 10 minutes before placing it on the serving dish.
  9. 30 minutes before serving, whip the cream until stiff, adding the confectioner's sugar.
  10. Place the cream in the center of the meringue, letting it overflow a bit on the sides.
  11. Cut the kiwi, and mango, and seed the pomegranate.
  12. Decorate the pavlova, with the fruit and sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
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NutritionView more

520Calories
Sodium3%DV75mg
Fat46%DV30g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs21%DV62g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories520Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat30g46%
Saturated Fat19g95%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol105mg35%
Sodium75mg3%
Potassium360mg10%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate62g21%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars53g106%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Audrey S. 11 Jul 2015
Truly a decadent dessert and it’s so beautiful when you are finished it seems cruel to eat it. Definitely eat it though; you will love this moist cake.