Cookbook:Eton Mess

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Eton Mess
Category Dessert recipes
Servings 4
Time 10 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Dessert | Cuisine of the United Kingdom

Eton mess is a dessert of English origin consisting of a mixture of strawberries, pieces of meringue and cream, which is traditionally served[1] at Eton College's annual prize-giving celebration picnic on the "Fourth of June" (actually celebrated on the last Wednesday in May).[2]

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  1. Rinse the strawberries, remove the tops and cut into halves.
  2. Break the meringues into pieces (not too small) and place into a bowl.
  3. Put the double cream, vanilla essence and icing sugar into a bowl and whip until reasonably stiff.
  4. Combine the cream, yoghurt, strawberries and meringue, being careful not to mash the meringue into pieces that are too small.
  5. Serve in bowls.

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