Cookbook:Eton Mess

Eton Mess
CategoryDessert recipes
Servings4
Time10 minutes
Difficulty

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

Ingredients

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Procedure

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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. Whip until reasonably stiff.
  4. Combine the whipped cream, yoghurt, strawberries, and meringue, being careful not to mash the meringue into pieces that are too small.
  5. Serve in bowls.

References

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  1. "Glossary C–G". JoyofBaking.com. Retrieved 10 July 2007. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Dates of Halves". Eton College. Retrieved 6 December 2007. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |accessdate= (help) "Eton Glossary". Eton College. Retrieved 6 December 2007. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)