Food Friday – Bakewell Pavlova Biscuit

I had a couple of egg whites left over from making a sauce, so I decided to get inventive. It worked, and the cherry bakewell pavlova was what came out. Thank Nick from for the name!

Bakewell Pavlova Biscuit


Recipe (16 Servings)



  • 90g room temperature butter
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 110g plain flour
  • 2 tsp almond extract

  • 2 egg whites
  • 55g caster sugar

  • 40g room temperature butter
  • 160g icing sugar
  • Splash of milk
  • Glace cherries


Pre-heat oven to gas mark 4 / 350F / 180C (take off 20 if fan assisted).


  1. Cream together sugar and butter.
  2. Add almond extract and flour and stir until a crumbly dough.
  3. Mold into balls then flatten. Place them onto a greased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 5 minutes.

Bakewell pavlova biscuits 1


While biscuits are baking, Meringue:

Bakewell pavlova biscuit 2

  1. Whisk egg whites until firm.
  2. Add sugar and whisk thoroughly.
  3. Once biscuits baked, pipe meringue in two layers around the outside of each biscuit.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes then leave to cool on cooling rack.

When the biscuits are cool, Topping:

  1. Mix butter, icing sugar and milk to make butter icing.
  2. Pipe into meringue.
  3. Top with half a cherry.

Enjoy your Bakewell Pavlova Biscuit!

Bakewell pavlova biscuit 3

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