How To Make A Blueberry, Lime and Chia Seed Pavlova…

How delicious does this Blueberry, Lime and Chia Seed Pavlova look?

This gorgeous meringue dessert easier to make than you might think!

Preparation: 40 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 drops vegetable oil
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 300g Tate & Lyle Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 300ml double cream
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lime
  • 150g blueberries
  • 6 tbsp Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam
  • Lime slices and mint sprigs, to decorate


How to make this recipe:

1. Preheat the oven to 140°C, fan oven 120°C, Gas Mark 1. Draw a 30cm diameter circle on a sheet of non-stick baking parchment. Place a couple of drops of oil onto a baking sheet, and put the baking paper on top (the oil will help to prevent it from moving).

2. Put the egg whites into a large grease-free bowl. Using a hand-held electric whisk with scrupulously clean beaters, whisk the egg whites on full speed until they hold their shape. Gradually add the Caster sugar, whisking well on high speed until the egg whites are very stiff and glossy.

3. Fold the chia seeds through the mixture. Heap half the meringue onto the baking paper and spread it out with a palette knife or the back of a spoon into an even layer over the circle. Heap the remaining meringue around the outside edge to form a border.

4. Transfer to the middle shelf of the oven and bake for 1½-2 hours. The meringue will dry out rather than cook at this low temperature. It won’t harm the meringue if you open the door at any time. Cool the meringue completely, then carefully remove the lining paper. Transfer to a serving plate.

5. Whip the cream in a large chilled bowl until it holds its shape. Fold through the lime zest, then spoon it on top of the meringue and spread it out to cover.

Recipe and image credits c/o: This recipe is made using Tate & Lyle Sugars, for more delicious recipes visit Taste And Smile.

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15 Comments

    • Clairejustine oxox
      May 23, 2017 / 3:32 pm

      Thanks for stopping by and hosting Jess 🙂

  1. Anonymous
    May 24, 2017 / 5:04 pm

    This looks beautiful. To pretty too eat! Yummy.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      May 25, 2017 / 3:44 pm

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  2. Leanna - Of Faeries and Fauna
    May 29, 2017 / 11:20 pm

    This looks so pretty. The flavours look delicious, but I am most impressed with how you formed the meringue. Beautiful.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      July 24, 2017 / 5:45 am

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      July 24, 2017 / 5:46 am

      Thanks for hosting Jess 🙂

  3. Miz Helen
    May 30, 2017 / 8:56 pm

    This is a beautiful Pavlova and I love the blueberry lime and chia combination! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday! Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us real soon.Miz Helen

    • Clairejustine oxox
      July 24, 2017 / 5:46 am

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by 🙂

  4. Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home
    June 4, 2017 / 3:15 pm

    Oh my…it's beautiful!Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!Blessings,Cindy

    • Clairejustine oxox
      July 24, 2017 / 5:46 am

      Thanks for hoping over Cindy 🙂

  5. Jill @ Vintage & Co.
    June 6, 2017 / 12:01 pm

    Gave you a feature today for Let's Talk Vintage! Thanks so much!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      July 24, 2017 / 5:46 am

      Thanks so much Jill:)

  6. Helen J
    July 24, 2017 / 12:48 pm

    This looks so delicious and such an interesting flavour combination 🙂

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