Saffron and Cardamom Spiced Pavlova

15 minutes Serves 12

Ingredients

  • countdown cream , 500ml
  • 3 saffron threads
  • 150ml cream
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 Tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 store-bought pavlova
  • 1/2 cup pistachio nuts, shelled, chopped
  • 2 mandarins, peel and segment
  • Mint leaves for garnish
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Method

1. Steep the saffron threads in the cream overnight.

2. Add the cardamom and whip the cream about 90% of the way. Add the icing sugar and whip until peaks form.

3. Spread the cream over the pavlova. Top with the pomegranate arils, mandarin segments and pistachios. Garnish with mint.

PER SERVE

• Energy 877Kj • Protein 3g • Total Fat 8g • Saturated Fat 3g • Carbohydrates 30g • Sugars 30g • Sodium 25mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation