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Chestnut pavlova mont blanc meringues

📋 Pavlova Recipe with Chestnut Cream

This chestnut pavlova recipe is an easy version of Mont Blanc, 2 large round meringues covered with chestnut spread and whipped cream. It is a classic French dessert very popular in Italy, crunchy, creamy, and nutty. You can make it from scratch or buy the main components and just assemble it
Course Desserts
Cuisine French
Keyword meringue and chestnut mousse, mont blanc, pavlova chesnuts mousse
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting time in the fridge 2 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 369kcal


For the meringues

For the topping


For the meringues

  • Separate the egg whites from the yolk, one egg at a time
    3 egg whites
  • Combine the vinegar and the cornflour with the sugar
    1 cup caster sugar, 1 tsp white wine vinegar, 1 tsp cornstarch
  • Whisk the egg whites until they become firm
  • Add half of the dry ingredients and whisk
  • Add the rest of the dry ingredients
  • Whisk until it forms a stiff peak

Baking the meringues

  • Draw on 2 sheets of parchment paper a circle using a small plate
  • Place the parchment papers in 2 baking tins
  • Shape 2 round meringue following the lines of the circle on the parchment papers. Using half batter for each meringue
  • Bake them at 300 F - 150C for 1 hour

Whipped cream

  • Whip the cream with a whisk until stiff
    2 cup double cream
  • Fill the cream in a piping bag
  • Push the cream toward the nozzle by twisting the opposite end

Composing the pavlova

  • Place the first meringue on a serving dish
  • Spread the mousse over the first meringue
    2 cup chestnut spread
  • Overlay the second meringue ring
  • Pipe over the cream
  • Decorate with pieces of Marrons Glace
    1/4 cup Marron Glacés Pieces
  • Let it rest in the fridge for at least 3 hours before serving



  • To make the meringues you need the egg whites to be at room temperature
  • To make crunchy meringue add white wine vinegar and cornflour
  • Meringues should be baked a low temperature
  • If you are rush for time buy the meringues and the whipped cream already made and just assemble it


Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 584IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg