Pavlova recipe with passion fruit whipped cream

Pavlova recipe
Author: Liliana da Silva


  • 4 egg whites, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice  
  • 1tsp Vanilla extract or any other extract of your choice
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • Fruits of your choice
Passion fruit whipped cream
  • 2 -3 passion fruits/maracuja
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, cold 
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract


  1. Pre-heat oven at 265'F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place your bowl on your stand mixer with your whisk attachment. Start wisking your egg whites on low add your sugar 1 tbsp at the time.
  3. Whisk the eggs until the sugar has completely dissolved. You will know when it is ready, when you don't feel any grains of sugar between your fingers.
  4. Continu whisking until you get stiff peaks.
  5. Add lemon juice and vanilla extract. Whisk until well combined.
  6. Using a spatula, fold in the cornstarch.
  7. Place a small amount of meringue between the parchment paper and the cookie sheet. This will keep the parchment paper in place.
  8.  Transfert the meringue onto the parchment paper. Create a dome shape and a crease in the middle.( this will be for your filling)
  9. Place your sheet in the middle rack of your oven and bake for 1 1/2-2 hours
  10. Turn off the oven, crack the door open and leave it inside until the oven has completely cooled off.
  11. Cover the top with passion fruit whipped cream topped with fruits of your choice.
  12. Pour the remaining passion fruit liquid juice on top of fruits.
  13. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Passion fruit whipped cream 

  1. Cut your passion fruits in half. The more wrinkles they have the sugary they will be.
  2. Scoop the inside with seeds and place it in a food processor with water and granulated sugar. (this will create a liquid juice)
  3. Whisk the cream and 2 tbsps of passion fruit juice until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla.