Pavlova cake topped with strawberries

Pavlova recipes

Serve the perfect Pavlova for a dinner party dessert showpiece, with whipped cream and melty meringue. Add toppings such as summer fruits, nuts and chocolate.

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When you find a punnet of perfectly ripe strawberries, showcase them in this irresistible summer dessert

1 hr and 25 mins
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Making one large meringue is much less fiddly than doing individual ones, and you can prepare all the elements ahead

1 hr and 45 mins
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Impress family and friends with this cherry, almond and vanilla custard palova. It's the perfect summer dessert for al fresco dining

1 hr and 45 mins
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Go blackberry picking in the height of summer and treat yourself to these dark chocolate, blackberry and bay pavlovas. They make a stunning seasonal dessert 

1 hr and 35 mins
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2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Wow guests with this pavlova, featuring a fabulous banana, tahini and salted caramel topping. It's a deliciously decadent dessert for a summer feast

1 hr and 45 mins
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Try a twist on pavlova with a watermelon, lime and mint topping. With crunchy meringue and a marshmallowy centre, this is a dessert that's sure to impress

1 hr and 45 mins
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17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A caramel-flavoured praline meringue that's perfect for a summer's day

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Combine sweet and salty peanuts, crisp meringue and a creamy chocolate crémeux mixed with rich peanut butter cream in this dessert. It’s a sensory delight

1 hr and 50 mins
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17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Finish your meal with this impressive dessert, with billowing cream and fresh summer fruit

2 hrs
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A fantastic combination of sweet nutty meringue, fresh cream and tart raspberries

1 hr
Easy
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Gordon Ramsay gives us a masterclass in meringues – the perfect prepare-ahead pudding

2 hrs and 40 mins
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9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This whipped-up ripply delight tastes as dreamy as it looks

2 hrs
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7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

No summer soirée is complete without a perfect Pavlova - make the meringue ahead of time and store in a cake tin

2 hrs
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Who says meringue is only for summer? Add rich dark chocolate and pair with walnuts, madeira-spiked cream and tangerine for a wonderful winter dessert

2 hrs and 40 mins
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Pile whipped cream and charred pineapple on a meringue base to create a stunning dinner party dessert which you can make ahead

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A scrumptious treat for a hot summer's day

1 hr and 40 mins
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Take this retro meringue dessert to another level by adding edible flower petals, coconut cream, fruit and nuts for even more texture

2 hrs and 5 mins
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11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These weeekend puds are light and fluffy with a tangy filling

1 hr and 5 mins
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7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A rich, decadent dessert with guaranteed wow-factor

2 hrs and 40 mins
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6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

We love individual puddings, they add a certain 'Je ne sais quoi' to an occasion. And these fab little meringues are definitely an occasion pudding

21 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Chef Jeremy Lee uses raspberries from his native Scotland in this sumptuous summer dessert

1 hr and 40 mins
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6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

As well as looking gorgeous, this wedding cake also doubles as dessert

3 hrs
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7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A new idea for pavlova lovers

1 hr and 55 mins
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Melt into this creamy apricot and pistachio pavlova

2 hrs
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