Meringue-based dessert

Pavlova are named for famed Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova

The dessert originates in New Zealand, and was created there to honor her visit in the 1920s.
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Egg whites, sugar, fruit

What's it like?

The pavlova has a crisp and crunchy outer shell, and a soft, moist marshmallow-like centre, in contrast to meringue which is usually solid throughout. It is also usually covered in whipped cream and fresh fruit.