5 from 6 votes
Pavlova Cake Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 50 mins

Pavlova Cake is light as air, fluffy as the softest pillow, absolutely delightful meringue dessert that combines, marshmallowy pavlova cake, fluffy whipped cream and berries that come together into a delicious and simple and easy dessert.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: berry cake, meringue cake, pavlova cake
Servings: 8
Calories: 247 kcal
Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
Pavlova Cake Recipe
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
Vanilla Whipped Cream
  • 1 1/2 cup whip cream
  • 1 tsp  vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp rum
How to make Pavlova Cake
  1. Place the egg whites and sugar in a bowl of a stand mixer and whip on high speed for about 15-20 minutes, or until drastically increased in volume, pearl white in color and the meringue has stiff peaks. 

  2. Meanwhile, line a baking sheet with parchment paper and trace an 8 inch round circle around a baking pan or a salad plate. Turn the parchment paper over, set aside. 

    Preheat oven to 350F with the baking rack in the middle. 

  3. Once the meringue is properly whipped, sift in the corn starch and cream of tartar. Then, carefully fold them in completely. 

  4. Transfer the meringue within the traced circle and place in the oven. Immediately reduce heat to 225F and bake for 1 hour. Then, turn off heat, place a wooden spoon between the oven and the door and allow to cool for 30 minutes. After that, remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. 

How to make the Vanilla Whipped Cream
  1. Combine the heavy whip cream, vanilla extract and rum (optional) in a bowl of a stand mixer and whip for 3-4 minutes or until soft peaks form. Do not overwhip or the cream will look grainy and even start to separate. 

How to Assemble the Berry Pavlova
  1. Carefully transfer the Pavlova Cake disk to a serving platter (use this cake transfer spatula to make it easier. 

  2. Spoon the Chantilly Cream on top of the Pavlova Cake disk. 

    Top with the berries. 

  3. Serve right away, or within 30 minutes of assembling, for best results.

Nutrition Facts
Pavlova Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 247 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 39mg2%
Potassium 191mg5%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 47g52%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Vitamin C 5.7mg7%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.