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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Strawberry Eton Mess

I love making Eton Mess. It is messy, easy to make, can be made ahead and still makes a pretty looking dessert. During the previous month of Ramadhan, I made quite a lot of  Pavlova for order and there were times I had extra bits of meringue.
 My boys get pretty annoyed when I hide meringue to make Eton Mess. But then again they love this dessert.

Click here to get the recipe for making meringue nest.

Strawberries seem to be in season. Here in the market, it is being sold quite cheap, so its a good time to make Strawberry Eton Mess. These strawberries are from Egypt according to one vendor.

Make sure to clean the strawberries in warm water, as some are quite grimy. Just wash with regular tap water, fill a bowl with warm water, add the strawberries and just gently wash them.
I used half the strawberries to make a sauce and then the rest is chopped up and mixed with the cream and meringue.

Yield: 4  

Strawberry Eton Mess


  • 10 strawberries, cut into quarters
  • 2 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 250 ml whipping cream or whip a can of Nestle cream
  • 3  large meringue nests


Whip the cream along with 1/2 tbsp sugar till soft peaks.
Mix the remaining sugar with the strawberries and leave to macerate for a few minutes, whizz half of the strawberries in a blender to a puree.
Break the meringue into large pieces.
To assemble the Mess, fold the strawberry puree into the cream and then fold the broken up meringue and remaining chopped strawberries. Spoon into serving glasses and chill for  30 minutes to 1 hour.

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  1. These are some gook looking and delicious mess :-)

  2. Delicious!!!!
    I wish you joy, love and happiness. Merry Christmas!

  3. I love Eton mess, I have been making it (or versions of it) for years, my kids love it as well.


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