Wild Hibiscus Pavlova Supreme

April 14, 2015 09:08
Recipe By: Sue Etherington
This Pavlova recipe is from the company founder Lee Etherington's family. It dates back generations and is the quintessential Australian dessert served after a Sunday roast. Pavlova recipe courtesy of Lee's Mum, Sue Etherington, Wild Hibiscus Supreme topping courtesy of Lee, he couldn't help himself... 
Serves 6


4 eggs whites

8 ounces of castor sugar

1 teaspoon of vinegar 1

teaspoon corn flour

1 teapoon of vanilla essence

pinch of cream of tartar


Beat eggs whites until stiff then add 3/4 of sugar gradually. Add vinegar and one teaspoon of vanilla essence to the last ¼ of sugar. Add teaspoon of cornflour and pinch cream of tartar, mix together while beating.

Prepare an 8 inch round pan, well greased. Then apply mixture to pan - building up the sides.

Pre-heat oven at 375 F. Add pavlova - cook for 3 minutes only. Reduce heat to 250 F Leave for 1 hour.

Leave inside oven and remove once oven is cold. Okay to leave in oven overnight.

To Top: Fold 2-3 tablespoons of the Wild Hibiscus Flower Syrup through 1 cup mascarpone or crème fraiche. Don't overmix or you will lose the swirl effect. Spoon mixture onto pavlova, sprinkle with macadamia chips and drizzle with a little more of the syrup. Crown with a Wild Hibiscus Flowers and spoonfuls of fresh passion fruit pulp (According to tradition these should be picked from the back verandah(porch) passionfruit vine).