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Eton Mess

As you know Wimbledon has been cancelled this year (1st – 14th July 2020),

but it shouldn’t stop you from enjoying some strawberry treats! Check out

Jeremy Lyon’s Eton Mess Recipe...


Serves 2

INGREDIENTS:

2 meringue nests

200g ripe strawberries

20g caster sugar

150ml double cream

1 tsp icing sugar

1 tsp vanilla essence

2 small springs of fresh mint Blueberries & Rasperries to decorate


METHOD:

1. Wash & hull the strawberries & cut into bite-sized pieces

2. Toss strawberries with caster sugar, then leave to one side for at least 20 minutes

3. Set aside 1/3 of the strawberries, then crush the rest into a chunky compote

4. Mix double cream, vanilla essence & icing sugar using a whisk, whip to soft peaks.

5. Roughly crush the meringues, then fold the meringues into the cream mix

6. Add in strawberry compote & mix gently to create a swirled effect

7. Spoon meringue mixture into a serving dish or glass, garnish with the remaining strawberries & mint sprigs

8. Serve immediately & enjoy!