Eton Mess

With just 4 ingredients and a few minutes to whip up, this classic English dessert – ETON MESS is the perfect summer dessert! Always a hit whenever I make this!

 

 With just 4 ingredients and a few minutes to whip up, this classic ENGLISH DESSERT is the perfect summer dessert! Always a hit whenever I make this!!

 

We had a holiday in England last June – perfect time for all that glorious English strawberries. Naturally, we’ve had many desserts that use these yummy berries. Our favorite of all is this English classic — Eton Mess. You know why?

It wasn’t only delicious but has just 3 ingredients  — meringue, cream and strawberries! When you use store-bought meringue (which I do) all you need is 10 minutes to make this awesome summer dessert! Seriously!

Intrigued? Read on….

 

 With just 4 ingredients and a few minutes to whip up, this classic ENGLISH DESSERT is the perfect summer dessert! Always a hit whenever I make this!!

 

I have served this a few times already and every time it is well-received and the recipe often asked. It’s funny because it’s so easy I feel like it doesn’t really even need a recipe.

 

With just 4 ingredients and a few minutes to whip up, this classic ENGLISH DESSERT is the perfect summer dessert! Always a hit whenever I make this!!

 

However, for the benefit of our dear readers who, perhaps, are not familiar with this delicious dessert, I write this recipe – this is my gift for you! And I promise this would become your favorite summer dessert!!!

What do you need to make this yummy dessert? Not much at all!

  • strawberries (fresh are best!)
  • meringue (storebought are fine)
  • heavy whipping cream or double cream
  • confectioners or powder sugar
  • NOTHING MORE!

 

 With just 4 ingredients and a few minutes to whip up, this classic ENGLISH DESSERT is the perfect summer dessert! Always a hit whenever I make this!!

 

Making it is a breeze too as all you need is to simply whip them all up! How’s that for easy?

Make sure you don’t miss making it this summer while fresh and seasonal strawberries abound. Those juicy berries would be great with this. You won’t be disappointed! Enjoy!

 

With just 4 ingredients and a few minutes to whip up, this classic ENGLISH DESSERT is the perfect summer dessert! Always a hit whenever I make this!!

 

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Eton Mess

With just 4 few ingredients and mere minutes to whip up, this classic English dessert – Eton Mess – is the easiest and yummiest dessert you can make with your summer berries! Always a hit whenever I make this!!

Course Dessert, Sweets
Cuisine English, European
Keyword best eton mess recipe, classic eton mess, easy eton mess recipe, eton mess, how to make eton mess
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh Strawberries, chopped
  • 3 cups crushed meringue, homemade or storebought
  • 2 containers (1 pint each) heavy whipping cream
  • 2-3 tbsp confectionary or powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Whip the cream and icing sugar until soft peaks form. Fold in the broken meringues and strawberries leaving a few pieces for garnish. Serve immediately. Easy-peasy deliciousness!

Recipe Notes

This is best made the same day you plan to eat it or even just before serving so you get a nice and fresh taste and texture from all the ingredients. But it takes only 10 minutes or less!

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. Carolyn
    July 1, 2018 / 8:19 am

    I’m not familiar with store bought meringue.
    Where in the supermarket would you find it?

    • abigail
      Author
      July 2, 2018 / 8:10 am

      I think you need to ask your own grocery if they carry it and where. I get mine from Trader Joes and I think it’s in the cookie section but I’ve seen some of it in either in the candy section or sometimes near the fruits so it could be anywhere.

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