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Eton Mess

This 5 minute recipe is an absolute Summer classic.
 
 

Ingredients

Makes 4 servings

500g strawberries
500ml whipping cream
4 meringue nests
Sprinkling of caster or vanilla sugar (optional)
Splash of apple or elderflower juice (optional)
 

Method

OK it doesn’t get any easier than this!

1. Whip the cream, halve the strawberries and crumble the meringue
2. Gently fold the halved strawberries with the crushed meringue through the whipped cream.
3. Garnish with fresh mint for a simple summer treat.
4. Great with a glass of champagne if that’s your tipple :), otherwise try our "Wimbledon Juice".
 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

5-10 minutes
 

Notes & Variations on Eton Mess

Of course you can "make a mess" with pretty much any fruit that's in season, especially berries, although strawberries are the traditional Eton Mess choice.

For added luxuriousness, try "macerating" the strawberries first by mixing them in a bowl with a sprinkling of caster or vanilla sugar and a splash of apple or elderflower juice.
 
 
 

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