Pavlova is a fancy term for a dessert that's really a breeze to make. Get some fresh cherries and white chocolate pudding, and let's take it step by step.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
2-1/2 cups fresh cherries, pitted
1 cup sugar, divided
4 Tbsp. water, divided
2 tsp. cornstarch
4 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1 pkg. (3.3 oz.) JELL-O White Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding
1 cup cold milk
1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
1/2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, grated
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 225°F.
Stir cherries, 1/4 cup sugar and 2 Tbsp. water in saucepan on medium-high heat; cook 15 min. or until softened, stirring frequently. Combine cornstarch with remaining water; add to cherry mixture and cook 1 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool completely.
Meanwhile beat egg whites and cream of tartar in large bowl with mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in remaining sugar. Continue beating until stiff peaks form. Spread into 10-inch circle on parchment-covered baking sheet, indenting center.
Bake 1-1/2 hours. Cool. Meanwhile, beat pudding mix and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. Whisk in COOL WHIP; refrigerate 15 min. or until slightly thickened.
Place meringue on serving plate just before serving; fill center with pudding mixture. Top with cherry mixture and chocolate.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.