Thursday , May 19 2022
Eton Mess with Limoncello 1

Eton Mess with Limoncello

Recipe by Ellen Mary |

Featured in Feast 7 –  July 2016

Makes Four


500g of freshly picked strawberries
400ml of double cream
A pack of ready made meringue nests

2tbsp of Limoncello (or freshly squeezed lemon juice for a non alcoholic version)
Grated lemon zest
A few sprigs of freshly picked mint

1. Leave four strawberries to the side then chop all of the remaining strawberries and place in a bowl

2. Drizzle the Limoncello or lemon juice over the chopped strawberries and mix well

3. Break up the meringue into chunks and set aside

4. Whip the double cream until you have some stiff peaks

5. Fold in the chopped strawberries and Limoncello mix to the whipped cream but don’t mix too much

6. Gently mix in the broken meringue pieces

7. Spoon equal amounts into your chosen serving bowl – cold wine glasses are perfect

8. Place a whole strawberry on the top of each mixture in the glass and add a pinch of grated lemon zest 9. Pop a sprig of mint on top as a garnish


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