FOOD

Pavlova with custard cream, mango and blueberries

This is one true blue Australian recipe. Using fresh summer mangoes, blueberries and toasted macadamia nuts, this meringue is a great post dinner dessert.
12
3H
This is one true blue Australian recipe. Using fresh summer mangoes, blueberries and toasted macadamia nuts, this meringue is a great post dinner dessert.

Ingredients

Custard cream

Method

1.To make custard cream, whisk yolks and sugar in a bowl until combined. Whisk in cornflour.
2.Heat milk and vanilla in a medium saucepan until hot. Do not boil. Gradually whisk into yolk mixture until combined. Return to same pan over a medium to high heat. Cook, whisking, until boiling and thickened. Transfer to a large bowl. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until cold.
3.Meanwhile, beat egg whites in a large bowl of an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, one tbsp at a time, beating until dissolved. Continue to beat for 3 to 4 minutes. Gently fold in vinegar and combined sifted cornflour and cream of tartar.
4.Spoon mixture onto a large oven tray lined with baking paper. Spread into a 25cm x 30cm rectangle.
5.Cook in a very slow oven (120C) for about 1 hour, 15 minutes, or until dry and crisp. Cool in oven, with door ajar, for 1 hour. Remove. Cool completely.
6.To serve, transfer pavlova to a serving plate. Fold whipped cream into custard mixture. Spoon custard cream over top of pavlova. Decorate with fruit and nuts.

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