Louise's Pavlova

8 EGGWHITES

2 CUPS CASTER SUGAR 

6 TEASPOONS CORNFLOUR (CORNSTARCH) 

2 TEASPOONS WHITE VINEGAR 

WHIPPED CREAM AND FRESH FRUIT, TO SERVE

Preheat oven to 150°C. Place the eggwhites in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add the sugar, beating 5-8 minutes until the mixture is glossy. Sift the cornflour over, add the vinegar and fold through. 

Pile into an 18cm-round on a baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper. Place in the oven, reduce the heat to 120°C (250°F) and cook for 1 hour. Turn the oven off and allow the meringue to cool in the oven. To serve, top with whipped cream and fresh fruit. Serves 6–8.