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Easy Eton Mess

Yield Serves 6
Prep: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

An easy no bake dessert made with fresh strawberries, whipped cream and meringue.

Ingredients

  • 500 grams (3 and 1/2 cups) fresh strawberries, plus extra for serving
  • 125 grams (1 cup) fresh raspberries, plus extra for serving
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 360 ml (1 and 1/2 cups) thickened or heavy cream, suitable for whipping
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) mascarpone cheese*
  • 70 grams (2 cups) store bought meringues

Instructions

  1.  Quarter and hull strawberries and place in a large bowl. Add raspberries. Sprinkle over sugar and stir until all the fruit is coated. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, whip cream using an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Stir through mascarpone cheese.
  3. Crush meringues, using your hands. In a large bowl, gently fold together the fruit, whipped cream and crushed meringue.
  4. Serve Eton Mess in individuals bowls, and top with extra fresh fruit.

Notes

*If you don’t have mascarpone cheese, you can use a thick greek yoghurt or sour cream.

Author: Jessica HolmesCategory: DessertCuisine: British
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