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Pavlova with Lemon Curd and Fresh Berries

Sometimes I don't even put berries on top, I feel the flavors are outstanding without them.

Aug 25, 2014
lesbeck in Recipes

Pavlova with Lemon Curd and Fresh Berries

This is a GREAT recipe. I noticed my meringue spread out and cracked when I took it out of the oven, so I though I might try a springform pan with parchment paper the next time I make it. The lemon curd was even better the next day, so I think you could make it a day or two before the meringue. I didn't bother with any fruit on top, but if I had to choose, I think blueberries would be the best choice.
This dessert is a MUST TRY.

Apr 20, 2012
lesbeck in Recipes

Toffee disaster - what went wrong?

I believe it to be the brand of butter used for the toffee. When I used Costco butter to make my second batch of the day, the toffee broke. The first batch I made with a more expensive butter was beautifully perfect, just like it always is. I think some cheap butters have much less cream in them which causes said toffee disaster. I think i'll ask Alton Brown about this.

Jan 01, 2012
lesbeck in Home Cooking