Mini Easter Pavlova Nests

Mini Easter Pavlova Nests recipe idea for a easter treat or dessert. Easy oven baked individual decorated pavlova, filled with mini eggs.

  • Author: FillMyRecipeBook
  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 45 min
  • Total Time: 2 hr 10 min
  • Yield: 16
  • Category: Desserts, treats
  • Method: Oven Baking
  • Cuisine: American


For the Pavlova

1. 4 egg whites (room temperature)

2. 280 g of castor sugar (fine sugar)

3. 1/2 tsp of cream of tartar

For Filling

A packet of mini egg sweets or other smarties or any other round or oval sweets.


  1. Preheat oven to a medium heat. 0f 80 Deg. C to 100 Deg. C (200Deg F)
  2. Line two baking sheets with grease proof paper or non stick sheets.
  3. In a clean dry bowl pour the egg whites, cream of tartar and start whisking them on a low speed until foamy. Once foamy increase the speed to medium, until the beaten egg whites form a stiff peak.
  4. Only then do you add castor sugar one tablespoon at a time whisking between additions until all is combined and you have a stiff glossy mix.
  5. Fill a piping bag with the egg whites and use a basket weave/star nozzle.(what you prefer)
  6. Start by piping a blob and then start on the outside and pipe in one action the pavlova twirls.
  7. Repeat until you have piped your pavlova basket or nests, base and side.
  8. Place the pavlova in the oven and bake for 1 hour and 45 min.
  9. Do not open the door, also once they have baked switch of the oven and leave the door closed for at least 1 hour. Or preferably leave over night until cool to prevent them from cracking. Before removing.
  10. Once removed from the oven and well cooled, then you can fill them just before serving.
  11. This is the easiest step is to fill the little nest with the mini small oval eggs or sweets of choice.


Any small sweets or treats can be placed in the pavlova, even small chocolates.

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