Single pavlova shell topped with watermelon on a pottery plate on a rustic table.
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Watermelon Pavlova With Fresh Mint And Lime

Watermelon pavlova is a simple and gorgeous dessert perfect for any of your summer entertaining.
Prep Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Canadian
Servings: 6


  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger minced
  • 2 cups watermelon cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 6 mini pavlova shells


  • Combine lime juice and sugar in a small pot and gently simmer until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove pot from heat, stir in chopped ginger, and allow to steep 30 minutes. Strain syrup, discard solids, and reserve liquid.
  • Mix watermelon cubes with cooled syrup, lime zest, and chopped mint. Serve over mini pavlova shells, or spoon over one large pavlova shell.