Rhubarb and custard eton mess

Rhubarb and custard eton mess

  • serves 6
  • Easy

Buying ready-made meringue and custard means you can whip up this summery dessert, packed with juicy rhubarb, in record time


Make this rhubarb Eton mess and check out our classic Eton mess recipe here.



  • rhubarb 400g, cut into 3cm pieces
  • caster sugar 3 tbsp
  • double cream 300ml
  • icing sugar 2 tbsp
  • vanilla extract 1 tsp
  • ready-made meringues 4, crushed
  • ready-made vanilla custard 300g


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put the rhubarb in a large baking dish, scatter over the sugar and cover with foil. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until just tender.

  • Step 2

    Whip the cream with the icing sugar and vanilla extract.

  • Step 3

    Layer up the cream, rhubarb, meringue pieces and custard in four glasses (adding any syrup from the rhubarb dish).

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards*

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 403
  • Fat 28.4g
  • Saturates 17.6g
  • Carbs 32.7g
  • Sugars 31g
  • Fibre 1.2g
  • Protein 3.3g
  • Salt 0.1g