serves 2
time 1 hour 30 minutes
difficulty moderate
  • pot
  • oven
  • baking tray
  • whisk
  • electric beater
special req.
  • xanthan gum
author chewxy
write-up Write Up
A picture of Poached Pavlova
  250 ml 250 ml milk
  1. preheat the oven to 100 c.
  2. bring the milk and water to boil in a pot.
  3. reduce the heat till the liquid is simmering.
  300 ml 300 ml water
  2 whole 2 whole egg whites
  1. beat eggs and sugar for 6 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  2. quenelle the stiff meringue into the simmering milk. repeat until all the meringue is finished. do it in batches if the pot is small.
  3. let the meringue sit for 5 minutes in the simmering milk, then gently flip them and leave them for another 5 minutes.
  4. remove the meringue from the poaching liquid and put them on a plate with a paper towel. dab dry.
  5. put the 10ml milk into a baking tray, and put the meringue on the tray.
  6. bake it in the oven for 25 minutes.
50 g   50 g caster sugar
  10 ml 10 ml milk
  2 whole 2 whole egg yolks
  1. scrape a vanilla bean for seeds, and add to milk in a pot.
  2. bring milk to a simmer, stirring the vanilla seeds.
  3. in the meantime, whisk eggs and sugar until the mixture is sticky
  4. when the milk is simmering, pour the hot milk into egg mixture, whisking as you pour.
  5. when everything is well mixed, transfer the mixture back into the pot. put the pot on low heat.
  6. add xanthan gum.
  7. keep stirring until the mixture coats the back of the spoon when the spoon is lifted from it.
  8. remove from heat, and put it in the fridge
  250 ml 250 ml milk
60 g   60 g sugar
  1 whole 1 whole vanilla bean
7/10 g   7/10 g xanthan gum
  1 whole 1 whole kiwi fruit
  1. remove the meringue from the oven. it should be slightly brown.
  2. remove the meringue from the tray and let it cool for about 15 minutes.
  3. while cooling, cut the fruits into cubes.
  4. assemble the pavlova: put fruits on top of the meringue. use whipped cream if you prefer.
  5. drizzle custard around plate
  1 whole 1 whole passionfruit
  5 whole 5 whole strawberries