Australia Day pavlova recipes

These traditional and easy Aussie desserts are the perfect finish to your Australia Day lunch.
australia day pavlova

This classic dessert is a must for any Australia Day barbecue and with all our favourite summer fruits now in season, there’s plenty of delicious, fresh toppings to choose from. Here, we’ve gathered our best pavs with everything from mango and passionfruit to strawberries and cherries. For those with a super sweet tooth, we also have delicious chocolate-swirled meringues the kids will love.

very-berry pavlova
April 30, 2011

Very-berry pavlova

The pavlova was so named because it was thought to be as light as the famous dancer, Anna Pavlova. We love that this version reminds us of her brightly coloured ballet tutu. It’s almost a shame to eat. Almost.
By Women's Weekly Food
pavlova with figs and pomegranate
August 31, 2010

Pavlova with figs and pomegranate

The trick to making a good pavlova is to ensure that the sugar is dissolved, otherwise it will weep. To check, rub a little meringue mixture between your fingers, it should feel smooth, not gritty, otherwise continue whisking. Note
By Women's Weekly Food
pavlova roll
Quick & Easy
June 30, 2011

Pavlova fruit roll

The beauty of this recipe is that you have the delicious taste of a pavlova with a much shorter cooking time. Rolling the meringue in this way results in a bright, fruit filled centre that looks exquisite on the plate.
By Women's Weekly Food
Quick & Easy
February 28, 2011


Classic pavlova is usually topped with mixed berries and passionfruit pulp. We’ve opted for a mix of berries here, but if you prefer you can use kiwifruit, thinly sliced pineapple, pawpaw and passionfruit pulp.
By Women's Weekly Food

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