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Eton Mess

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Recipe

A favorite British dessert, named for the famous school, Eton.

Yield: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 Mins

Ingredients

  • 12 oz (350g) strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp orange juice or orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1¼ cups heavy cream
  • 5 oz (130g) store-bought meringue cookies

Directions

1. Combine the strawberries, sugar, and orange juice in a bowl, and crush them with a fork.

2. Whip the cream just until stiff peaks form. Coarsely crush the meringues into small bite size pieces'you should have about 2 cups crushed meringues.

3. Stir the crushed meringue into the whipped cream. Add the berries and their juices, and fold together. Spoon into dessert cups and serve immediately.

Notes

Prepare ahead:

The berries and whipped cream can be prepared several hours in advance. Assemble just before serving.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

435kcal (22%)
64mg (6%)
56mg (93%)
307mcg RAE (10%)
206mg
17mg
2g
43g
2g
48g
102mg (34%)
30mg (1%)
17g (86%)
28g (43%)
0mg (2%)
 

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