Chocolate Mousse Pavlova

  • Chocolate Mousse Pavlova
Ranked: 156th

Rated 4.86 out of 5 based on 11 votes

Ingredients

  • 200g x dark cooking chocolate (broken into rough pieces)
  • 150ml x thickened cream
  • 3 x eggs
  • 1tbspn x caster sugar
  • 250g x seasonal berries
  • 1 x cadbury flake bar
  • 4 x egg whites
  • 1.5cups x caster sugar
  • 1.5tspn x vanilla extract
  • 1.5 tspn x vinegar

Method

Pavlova
Preheat oven to 200°C without fan. Line a baking tray with baking paper and mark a 23cm circle.

Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites until firm peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating constantly, until thick and glossy. Gently fold in vinegar and vanilla extract. Spoon large dollops of meringue inside circle on prepared tray. Using a metal spatula, smooth over to shape pavlova. Slightly indent top to accommodate filling.

Put pavlova in oven, and reduce temperature to 150°C without fan. Bake for 1 hour. Turn off oven. Leave to cool completely with door ajar.

Chocolate Mousse
Place Dark cooking chocolate, broken into rough pieces, and 50 ml thickened cream in a large microwave safe bowl. Cook for 1-2 mins on high until choc is melted and smooth.
Separate 3 eggs, stir the egg yolks into the choc mix. In a separate bowl bat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
Add 1 tblspn caster sugar and beat for 1 minute.
Fold eggs whites into choc mix.
Whip 100 mls thickened cream until thick and fold into choc mix. Refrigerate chocolate mousse for 20 mins. Spoon chocolate mousse over a 500g Pavlova and refrigerate for 30 mins.
Top with 250 grams seasonal berries strawberries and blueberries and crumble a flake chocolate bar over the top. Slice evenly and serve.

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  • Two of my favourite desserts, together at last! Looks delicious!

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    by Elise Ferrari on 07/02/2013, 08:52
    Elise Ferrari
  • The perfect summer dessert, all my dinner guests asked for seconds! just fabulous!

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    by Meg Attwater on 07/02/2013, 23:26
    Meg Attwater
  • looks delicious i have to try it:)

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    by donte adams on 13/02/2013, 22:11
    donte adams
    • Awesome! Let me know how you get on!!

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      by Carly Rogan on 14/02/2013, 13:18
      Carly Rogan
  • looks delicious, going to try this for sure

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    by Lisa Williams on 14/02/2013, 08:46
    Lisa Williams
  • This looks fantastic, what an awesome concept. chocolate mousse, and pavlova in one. Pure culinary genius!

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    by Monique Brown on 27/02/2013, 23:11
    Monique Brown