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Summer Raspberry Eton Mess

This recipe is in categories Desserts, Party food
About this recipe
Healthiness : (23 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: No cooking required
Number of servings: 2
This is a vegetarian recipe


Eton mess was served in the 1930s in the Eton School's tuck shop, and was made with either strawberries or bananas mixed with ice cream or cream. This recipe uses British raspberries as they are at their best in the Summer (July).  What fruit would you add?
Ingredients
  • 200ml (7¼fl oz) double cream
  • 30ml (2 tablespoons) honey
  • few drops of vanilla essence or extract
  • 55g (2oz) Hobnobs or similar biscuits, crushed
  • 55g (2oz) British raspberries, crushed
Equipment
  • Measuring Jug
  • Tablespoon
  • Weighing Scales
  • Whisk
  • Mixing Bowl
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Whip the cream, honey and vanilla essence in a bowl, until thickened  
  2. Stir in the crushed biscuits and raspberries to create a marble effect  
  3. Serve immediately
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Name: Caitlin 8th July 2010
lush
Name: Tom 23rd September 2009
LOVELY!
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