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4 egg whites
225g/8oz caster sugar
1 teaspoon distilled malt vinegar
300ml/10fl oz double cream
50g/2oz toasted hazelnuts,
• Preheat the oven to 130°C/250°F/Gas mark 1⁄2.
• Mix together the egg whites, sugar and vinegar in a clean grease-free
heatproof bowl, and put over a pan of gently simmering water. Beat
with an electric whisk for 10 minutes or until very stiff and shiny.
• Line a baking sheet with non-stick baking parchment, and spread the
meringue mixture into a rectangle using a metal spatula or palette knife.
Bake for 40 minutes, turn off the oven and leave the meringue inside to
• Whip the cream until it just holds its shape, and spread over the cold
pavlova. Sprinkle with the nuts, and chill for 2–3 hours or overnight. Cut
into thick slices to serve.