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Peach Pavlova with Yoghurt and Honey

Peach PAVLOVA

A delicious Peach Pavlova, which is guilt free, with less calories, as Greek yoghurt is mixed in the whipped cream, making it lighter but even more delicious! The meringues or mpezedes, as we call them in Greek, which were flavoured with citrus essence, are very aromatic and melt in your mouth, making this dessert exceptional.

Going through my files this morning, I saw this recipe I made before leaving from Athens and thought I should share it while there are still fresh, juicy peaches in the market.

 

 

If you want to use canned peaches this is fine and it becomes the easiest dessert you can make in less than fifteen minutes and it is very delicious.  All you need to do is whip the heavy cream and combine it with the other ingredients.

See  How to peel stone fruit and make Peach compote same way as Apricot Compote.

meringues

Greek yoghurt is so good, so you can eat it for breakfast, as a snack or for a light dinner.

Peach Pavlova

Peach Pavlova with Yoghurt and Honey,  recipe by Ivy

Serves:  4 – 5

Ingredients:

  • 500 ml of Greek strained yoghurt 2%
  • 500 ml of heavy cream
  • 2 tsp icing sugar
  • 1 heaped tbsp Greek honey or more if you want it sweeter
  • 1 can (420 gr. net weight) of peach compote
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 20 meringues (see apple meringue  galette)
  • ½ cup roasted walnuts or pecans

Directions:

  1. Whip the cream with icing sugar until soft peaks are formed (see step by step instructions).  Add vanilla and mix.
  2. Combine yoghurt with whipped cream. Add honey and mix.
  3. Add the fruit, reserving some for the decoration and mix it in with a spoon.
  4. In a large bowl add layers of meringue and yoghurt cream.  Continue until all the ingredients are used.
  5. Sprinkle the roasted walnuts on top and decorate with peach slices.
  6. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.

Kopiaste and Kali Orexi,

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14 Responses

  1. What a a gorgeous treat!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  2. What a glorious peach dessert! I love everything in here, but it’s a sad reminder that peach season is nearly over.

  3. Such a stunning and irresistible dessert..

  4. What a yummy dessert!! Mmm!!!

  5. We are still doing good with peaches. I am really impressed with your light dessert.

  6. This looks like my kind of dessert! It could be quite light, especially with more yogurt, and it does not have gluten for those who care about that. Greek yogurt is so popular in the States now, it’s an easy ingredient to find. Thanks for sharing another wonderful way to enjoy the last of the summer’s peaches!

    • Ivy

      Thank you Mary. You are right. I will tag it as “gluten free”

  7. Un dessert délicieux. J’aime beaucoup.
    A bientôt

  8. What a delightful sweet treat!

  9. Your pavlova is so beautiful! Sadly peach season has ended here but I have so been wanting to make a pavlova. I like your creamy version.

  10. I love pavlova,Ivy! Your looks so good! I love this peach version!

  11. Tammy Howard

    Wow! This looks gorgeous and I bet it tastes good, too. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Dyfed

    Those peaches look fantastic. I love pavlova and have had many variants, but hose ripe and fresh peaches makes this one look irresistible. A recipe to copy and keep I think.

  13. Adam

    Recipes with honey are fun to make so thanks for the lovely recipes.

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