Strawberry Eton Mess

Strawberry Eton Mess

Ingredients (serves 2)

250 ml thickened cream
1 punnet (250g) strawberries, hulled, cut in half
1 tablespoon caster sugar
2 tablespoon Grand Marnier
50g mini meringues (store bought)*
Mint leaves

Method

  1. Whip cream lightly and place in the fridge to chill, don’t over whip.
  2. Place strawberries, caster sugar, and Grand Marnier in a glass bowl to infuse for 10 -15 minutes. 
  3. Take out 14 strawberry halves to set aside in a bowl for garnish. Also set aside 8 mini meringues and cut in half.
  4. Add remaining strawberries and mini meringues crushed up to cream and mix through.

To Serve

Spoon mixture in the middle of 2 serving plates. Arrange 7 of the strawberries on top and 5 of the meringue halves. Garnish with 5 mint leaves and crumble up the extra meringues to go over the top for garnish and serve.

Chef's Notes

*Mini meringues can be found in most supermarkets and gourmet food stores. If you buy larger strawberries cut them into quarters.

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