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Eton mess

Published: July 6, 2021 at 9:51 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

A classic English summer dessert that combines seasonal strawberries with meringues and whipped cream. Use ready-made meringues to make this simple Eton mess.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal430
fat38.2g
saturates21.4g
carbs20.4g
fibre1g
protein2.4g
salt0.09g
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Try this classic Eton mess recipe, then check our strawberry and white chocolate Eton messEton mess traybake, vegan Eton mess and more summer desserts.

Ingredients

  • 350g strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 4 meringue nests, broken into pieces
  • 284ml pot double cream, lightly whipped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Crush half of the strawberries to a rough pulp with the back of a fork or in a food processor. Tip the meringue into a large bowl and stir in the cream.

  • STEP 2

    Add the strawberry pulp and strawberry quarters and gently fold everything together so you have ripples of pink through the white.

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