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Strawberry rose Eton mess

Strawberry rose Eton mess

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

You'll be amazed at how well rosewater complements garden berries in this glamorous summer treat

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal443
fat40g
saturates23g
carbs19g
sugars19g
fibre1g
protein2g
low insalt0.09g
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Ingredients

  • 8 shop-bought meringue nests
  • 600ml pot double cream
  • 2-4 tbsp rosewater , or to taste (it varies in strength so taste as you go)
  • 500g strawberries , hulled and quartered
  • rose petals (from the garden, not the florist), to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a large bowl, break up the meringues into bite-size pieces.

  • STEP 2

    Whip the cream until it holds its shape, but take care not to over-beat, then whisk in the rose water.

  • STEP 3

    Just before serving, fold the crushed meringue and cream together. Stir through the strawberries, leaving a few to garnish. Alternatively, make layers of meringue mixture and strawberries in a tall glass bowl or in individual tall wine or dessert glasses. Finish with rose petals scattered on top, if you like.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2010

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