Make this rhubarb eton mess and check out our classic eton mess, rhubarb crumble and stewed rhubarb.

How to make rhubarb and custard eton mess... step-by-step video


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


  • 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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