Fat Free Pavlova

Making a Pavlova is quite straightforward, so long as you follow a few basic rules while making the meringue. Top this heavenly Pavlova with fat free whipped topping and fresh berries for a delicious dessert for less than 160 calories!

 

Lower Calorie Pavlova

Ingredientsstrawberry

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
  • 2 cups fat free whipped topping
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced berries

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Draw the outline of an upside down 8-9 inch plate on to the parchment.
  3. Place egg whites in a clean metal or glass bowl.
  4. Beat egg whites until foamy.
  5. Add cream of tartar, then whisk with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks are formed.
  6. Add the sugar one tablespoon at a time, beating at high speed between each addition.
  7. Whisk until egg whites are stiff and glossy.
  8. Spoon meringue mixture into a large mound on the outline you drew on the parchment. Keep the edges slightly higher than the centre.
  9. Bake in the oven for 1 hour.
  10. Switch off oven but leave meringue in oven to dry, this takes about 2 – 3 hours.
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  12. When meringue is dry and cool, pile fat free topping and sliced berries on top and serve.

Serves 6 – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories 153, Carbohydrate 36g, Fibre 1g, Protein 2g