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Cooking time: 4 hours 10 minutes

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Serves: 12

5 Egg Whites

170g Caster Sugar

½tsp Vanilla Essence

½tsp Raspberry Vinegar

½tsp Cornflour

100g Soft Brown Sugar

50ml Water

4 Egg Yolks

250g Unsalted Butter

1/2 Small Tin Chestnut Puree

400ml Double Cream

1/2 Small Tin Chestnut Puree

½tsp Vanilla Essence

1tbsp Icing Sugar

100g Walnuts

A lot of people don’t like Christmas pudding so I always think you need an alternative. I do a chestnut pavlova which is wonderful because you can make it days in advance and put in the freezer with the filling, then whack the cream on the day before. It’s a lovely soft meringue, quite gooey

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