Pavloval with chestnut mousse

Pavlova Recipe with Chestnut Mousse

This pavlova recipe is my version of Mont Blanc with Chestnut Mousse, made with 2 large round shapes of meringue covering them with chestnut mousse. #yourguardianche #dessert #Italianfood
Course Desserts
Cuisine French
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 320kcal
Author Laura Tobin


For the meringues

  • 3 eggs white
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp corn flour Maizena

For theChestnut Mousse

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cup chestnuts puree puree de marrons
  • 1 cup liquid cream
  • 1/4 cup Marron Glacés Pieces
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


For the meringues

  • Whisk the egg whites until they become firm, then gently add half of the sugar.
    Whisk the egg whites
  • Combine the vinegar and the corn flour to the rest of the sugar and gently add to the mix.
    Add the sugar and mix until smooth consistency
  • Pipe the mixture into 2 round shapes.
    Pipe the meringues into 2 round shapes
  • Bake at 150C for 1 hour
    Bake meringues for 1 hour

Chestnut Mousse

  • Separate the egg yolks from the white, and whip the yolk with castor sugar.
    Separate yolk from white
  • Once it becomes white-ish and little bubbles starts to appear
    Whip yolk sugar until bubbling
  • add the chestnut puree.
    Add chestnut puree to yolk mix
  • Separately whip the egg whites and the cream,
  • Once ready add them both to the chestnuts mousse.
    Add cream and whites to the mix
  • Spread ¼ of the mousse over the first meringue ring and add some pieces of marrons glace.
    Spread the filling on the first layer
  • Overlay the second meringue ring and cover completely with the mousse.
    cover the pavlova with the chestnut mousse
  • Let it rest in the fridge for at least 3 hours before serving.
    Pavloval with chestnut mousse


Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 95mg | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 6.3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.4mg