Fruit and Cream in a Meringue Crust

This dessert is also called Pavlova cake, a wonderful Australian dessert. It’s sometimes topped with peeled, sliced kiwi fruit in addition to strawberries, which you could do for this recipe as well.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 6 hoursDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • ½ cup plus 2 tsp. granulated sucralose sweetener, divided
  • ½ cup toasted pecans
  • 1 large banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup heavy or whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 pint strawberries, washed and hulled; half sliced, half left whole for top of pie

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 175°F. Spray a 9" pie pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites with salt, vinegar, and ½ cup sweetener. When stiff, fold in nuts.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pie pan. Bake at 175ºF for 4 hours. Let cool 1 hour.
  • Place banana slices over the meringue crust.
  • Whip the cream with remaining 2 teaspoons sugar substitute and vanilla. Spoon and spread on top of the banana. Cover with the sliced strawberries. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • ½ cup plus 2 tsp. granulated sucralose sweetener, divided
  • ½ cup toasted pecans
  • 1 large banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup heavy or whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 pint strawberries, washed and hulled; half sliced, half left whole for top of pie

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 175°F. Spray a 9" pie pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites with salt, vinegar, and ½ cup sweetener. When stiff, fold in nuts.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pie pan. Bake at 175ºF for 4 hours. Let cool 1 hour.
  • Place banana slices over the meringue crust.
  • Whip the cream with remaining 2 teaspoons sugar substitute and vanilla. Spoon and spread on top of the banana. Cover with the sliced strawberries. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium70mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars3g
Protein4g