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Easy To Go Pavlova In A Jar ~ A Layered To Go Treat!

Crispy on the outside and so creamy on the inside, these little pavlova are layered with Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake, Reddi-Wip® Real Whipped Cream and a slew of berries for a delightful to-go treat!

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To Go Pavlova In A Jar

Do you happen to fall into that category of people who have their house decked out in ALL the holiday regalia weeks before Thanksgiving?

Or, do you happen to fall into the other category of people who wait until after Thanksgiving to begin holiday festivities?

My daughter and I happen to fall into the former category. November dawns, and the itch begins.

The itch to pull out The Tree, and check out our little collection of ornaments we’ve collected from places we travel to, and to bake ALL the cookies, pies and cakes AND (sometimes) to eat ALL the cookies, pies and cakes, AND … the list goes on and on and on!

Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake and Pavlova and Preferred if available -

Most years we try to hold off for as long as possible before we scratch that itch. But, this year, seeing it was our first holiday season in our new little condo, the itch had to be scratched that first week of November!

Pavlova Layered Dessert

However, the downside to all that early scratching is that when the holidays are finally here, we have had our fill of cookies and cakes and pies and would rather have something a bit lighter and easier for dessert and that’s where today’s dessert comes into play.

Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake

You see, these little layered desserts AKA To Go Pavlova In A Jar, are so easy to pull together and so versatile.

I picked up Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake from my neighborhood Kroger store and decided to serve it alongside Reddi-Wip® Real Whipped Cream and Reddi-Wip® Extra Creamy Real Whipped Cream (which seem to be always lurking in the back of our fridge and challenging us to partner it with ALL the things).

Easy, Hand Beaten, 4 Ingredient Pavlova #ServingUpTheSeason

Marie Callender’s® bakery-inspired classics are made from scratch with delicious, wholesome ingredients. They are ready-to-heat and eat, from the freezer to the oven to the table – in 30 minutes, so you get a fresh-baked taste that’s the perfect complement to any meal.

Also, clean up is a cinch after baking and enjoying these loaf cakes. Marie Callender’s Loaf Cakes come in four bakery-inspired flavors. And, you can now Save $1.00 on Marie Callender’s® Loaf Cakes at your local Kroger Store with this coupon offer. Offer valid 11/14/17 – 12/30/17.

To Go Pavlova In A Jar - Step 1

While you are at your local Kroger or Kroger banner store, make sure to grab some canisters of Reddi-Wip® Real Whipped Cream.

It is, after all, the perfect partner for our favorite holiday recipes! Reddi-Wip® is the real cream alternative to the non-dairy frozen toppings that are made with oils. And, with 15 calories per serving, it is indulgent without the guilt!

To Go Pavlova In A Jar - Step 2

Getting back to this mini To Go Pavlova In A Jar, I used to wonder what the main difference was between pavlova and meringues, well (thanks to trusty ‘ol Google), a meringue usually consists of 2 main ingredients: egg whites and sugar, while a pavlova calls for 4: egg whites, sugar, vinegar and cornflour. While meringues are crispy throughout, pavlova have a soft and creamy center.

To Go Pavlova In A Jar - Step 3

I didn’t use much flavoring in these mini pavlova – in fact, they are a basic recipe found all over. These pavlova are made with:
• 4 egg whites (hand whipped because my electric hand beater literally blew up),
• 3/4 cup castor sugar,
• 2 teaspoons corn flour,
• And, 1 teaspoon vinegar.

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They are layered together with Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake, Reddi-Wip® Real Whipped Cream, and a slew of berries!

Placed in mason jars of varying sizes, we get to enjoy the quantity we prefer and if our holiday meal was just too filling, we get to take these to go! Now, dessert to-go is always a plus after any holiday get-together ~ don’t ya think?

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Easy 4 Ingredient Pavlova In A Jar

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Crispy on the outside and so creamy on the inside, these little pavlova are layered with Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake, Reddi-Wip® Real Whipped Cream and a slew of berries for a delightful to-go treat!


  • 4 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup castor sugar
  • 2 tsps cornflour


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Using a handheld electric mixer (or whisk) beat egg whites till stiff peaks barely form (don't over whip please).
  3. Then, add in castor sugar, a 1/4 cup at a time and mix well.
  4. Add in vinegar and cornflour and beat a little.
  5. Spoon 2-3 tablespoonfuls onto a parchment lined baking tray and bake for 30 minutes at 300 degrees.
  6. Lower oven temperature to 250 and bake for another 45 minutes. When done, remove from oven and let cool. While pavlova are cooling, you can prepare Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake according to package directions. 
  7. Then, when ready, serve pavlova layered with Marie Callender’s® Double Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake, Reddi-Wip® Real Whipped Cream, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries - in mason jars!
Nutrition Information
Yield 10 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 105Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 22mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 0gSugar 15gProtein 1g

Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy and should be considered an approximation only. Savory Spin makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information. Please do consult a professional nutritionist for more accurate information. Please do keep in mind that prep times, cooking times, etc, are provided as guidelines as there are so many variables at play.

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Friday 22nd of December 2023

Right now I am hating myself. I bought a dozen (12) desert glasses to make a deconstructed pavlova aka Curt. Well not actually. I am so chuffed for finding this BRILLIANT idea. GOOGLE really is yor friend, especially when you Google BEFORE you start planning anyhting!

I have numerous brand new, unused, canning bottles which will really put a spin on things. Well, they certainly are going to put a spin on things now since I can make them up before I leave for the Christmas luncheon. Way easier to transport if i do make them ahead of time (which I will be doing. Now it is not necessary for me to ferry a dozen containers with all the ingredients in various containers. (Alas I bought a bunch of containers today!)Also, now I don't have to suddenly leave the festivities around the pool and table and disappear into the kitchen. I also now have the opportunity of decorating the bottles, and even of personalizing the desserts.

Thank You, Thank You, THANK YOU.

Bless you. May you have the best Christmas ever!!!

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Neha Khanuja

Tuesday 9th of January 2018

I have been looking for one such layered recipe for a while to serve to my guests. Looks like my wait is over. That pavlova and chocolate loaf cake put together in layers of some scrummy creams. I want nothing more. Thanks for sharing these.


Wednesday 20th of December 2017

We always put up the decoration on the 1st of December, German tradition I suppose. And it is also the time to start the cookie baking, but you are right, after the first week of inhaling any cookie that comes our way, we are kind of satisfied now and they lay quietly in the cookie box. What a simple and delicious dessert, I love anything with meringues and whipped cream. :)

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