THE PIMPED PAV
by Susan Hawkins
Even Santa’s salivating for this Pimped Pav recipe!
1 Pavlova Magic
Enough caster sugar to fill to the top of the plastic egg
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
2 tablespoons cocoa powder (unsweetened)
OR 2 tablespoons cacao
OR 1 tablespoon cocoa + 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder (for mocha effect)
Dark chocolate curls
Follow the Pavlova Magic mixing instructions
Once meringue has stiff peaks, gently mix in vanilla paste and cocoa powder (or cacao or cocoa + coffee). Continue to follow Pavlova Magic instructions
Mix vanilla paste into whipped cream
Top meringue with whipped cream, dark chocolate curls and berries.
CREATE A CAKE VERSION
Create a meringue cake by splitting the pav mixture in two and filling with the cream mix, instead of topping
Drizzle the top layer with dark chocolate and berries.