This marvelous meringue-based dessert is named for the Russian prima ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931). As you will hear me say in the following video, I thought the recipe was of French origin. My bad, folks. According to Wikipedia, the dessert was invented in either New Zealand or Australia. Ms. Pavlova toured these nations in the 1920s.
Pavlova is crazy delicious! One bite and you will find yourself pirouette-ing across New Zealand. Or Australia. Or just your kitchen floor. The meringue “cake” is cracklin’ crisp on the outside, soft and gooey on the inside, and lidded with whipped cream and sweet raspberries. It’s an easy dessert to make:
Do me proud and make this classic dessert, okay?
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