Ingredients

3 egg whites 175 g (6 oz) caster sugar
1 teaspoon strong black coffee 250 g (8 oz) natural fromage frais
125 8 (4 oz) mango, diced
125 g (4 oz) fresh pineapple, cut into chunks 1-2 passion fruits
Pavlova, a much-loved dessert, is surprisingly very low in fat. Meringue is naturally a very low-fat choice since it is made from egg white. You can replace a whole egg with two egg whites in most recipes or use dried egg white powder. Use fromage frais instead of high fat cream and add any variety...

Instructions

1.Whisk the egg whites in a bowl until they are stiff, Fold in 1 tablespoon of the sugar, then gradually whisk in the remainder. The meringue must be glossy and form peaks when spoonfuls are dropped into the bowl. Fold in the black coffee.
2.Spread the meringue mixture over a large sheet of baking paper to form a 20 cm (8 inch) diameter round. Make a slight hollow in the centre of the meringue and cook in a preheated oven, 120ºC (250°F), Gas Mark, for 1 hour until the meringue is crisp. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on the paper for about 10 minutes before peeling off.
3.When the meringue is cold, fill the hollow in the top with fromage frais. Arrange the mango and pineapple on top, then drizzle the passion fruit seeds and juice over the fruit.
4.OR YOU COULD TRY...
5.Try these other combinations of fruit to fill the pavlova:
6.Strawberries and mango
7. Raspberries and blueberries
8.Cherries and nectarines
9. Pineapple and papaya

Pavlova, a much-loved dessert, is surprisingly very low in fat. Meringue is naturally a very low-fat choice since it is made from egg white. You can replace a whole egg with two egg whites in most recipes or use dried egg white powder. Use fromage frais instead of high fat cream and add any variety of fruit that you like. Orange and yellow fruits, such as mangoes and pineapples, are bursting with ACE antioxidant vitamins.

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