Easy Eton mess

By admin
03 March 2015

This sumptuous, chocolatey dessert was named for the place it was invented, the well-known elite British school called Eton College.

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10-15 min

Cooking time: 10 min.

  • 1 container (250 g) frozen mixed berries
  • 15 ml (1 T) brandy
  • 30 ml (2 T) sugar
  • 1 container (250 ml) readymade custard
  • 250 g mascarpone or cream cheese
  • 6-8 bought meringues, roughly broken
  • fresh berries (optional)

1 Bring the berries, brandy and sugar to the boil in a small saucepan. Simmer until the berries are soft and syrupy.

2 Mix the custard and mascarpone until smooth.

3 Layer the custard mixture, crushed meringues and berry mixture in small glasses, ending with meringue.

4 Chill until needed.

5 Garnish with fresh berries.

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