( SERVES 6 )
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|0||Salt, 1/8 tsp|
|3||Eggs, whites only|
|1 cup||Demerara sugar|
|1 Tbsp||Cocoa powder, dark|
|½ tsp||Vanilla essence/extract|
|1 tsp||White vinegar|
- Preheat oven to 150degC. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
- Whip egg whites and salt, until frothy. Gradually whisk in sugar, then add sifted cornflour and cocoa. Fold in vanilla and vinegar.
- Pile on to the baking paper in an 18cm diameter round tray. Bake for about one hour, until crisp on the outside. Turn oven off and leave pavlova to cool. Remove to a serving plate.
- Whip cream and add melted chocolate. Pile on to pavlova. Top with the grated or curled chocolate. Excellent with cherries.