Prepare meringue as above, except fill each shell with lemon curd and top with citrus slices and basil leaves. Nutrition analysis per serving: same as above except 306 calories, 73 g carbohydrate, 2 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 5 g fiber, 66 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 36% Vitamin C, 90 mg sodium, 2% calcium
Store unfilled pavlovas in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 24 hours.
You can also use a hand mixer. Note the total beating time might be a little longer and the total volume a little less than with a stand mixer.