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Chocolate Recipes

Pink Pavlova

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Melt’s delicious pink pavlova recipe is a classic which is a favourite of founder Louise Nason. Here is our recipe!

Prep time: 20 min

Cooking time: 2 hours



  • 4 Egg whites
  • 350g Caster sugar
  • Rhubarb
  • Raspberries
  • 1tsp Sweet wine or water
  • 150ml Double cream


  1. Line a large baking tray with baking parchment. Preheat the oven to 110C degrees.
  2. Put the eggs whites in a large, very clean bowl and whisk with an electric beater until opaque, verging on stiff, but still with a little wobble. Continue to whisk while adding the sugar; the volume will continue to increase and the whites will turn glossy.
  3. Spoon the stiff, glossy mixture onto the baking tray and use a spatula to spread the mixture into a rough circle of even thickness, about 5 cm.
  4. Cook for 2 hours, then turn the oven off and leave the pavlova to cool in the oven with the door ajar.
  5. Meanwhile, place the chopped rhubarb and sugar into a small pan and cook over a low heat for 20 minutes or until tender.
  6. Transfer the rhubarb to a bowl with a slotted spoon, thus leaving the juice in the pan.
  7. Add the raspberries and sweet wine, or water to the pan and cook over a low heat for 5-10 minutes. Return the rhubarb to the pan, mix and leave to cool.
  8. Whip the double cream until it has thickened slightly, but not clumpy and dry.
  9. Smother over the cooled pavlova and top with the cooled, pink hued rhubarb and raspberry and their juices.
  10. Serve in summer with a group of friends.

Read about our delicious Chocolate Sauce Recipe to create a delicious pairing.

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