Eton Mess

Strawberries were on sale for $2 a punnet and I could not resist buying a few. They were so beautiful! I decided to make Eton Mess and use my striped tea towel that I have been dying to use as a prop.

Eton Mess 2

Recipe as follows (makes 2):

150ml cream
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
6 strawberries, chopped into desire size
10 meringue drops, crushed
1 tablespoon strawberry liquor
2 whole strawberries (to garnish)

1. Whip cream to soft peaks together with the vanilla essence.
2. Add chopped strawberries and crushed meringues and stir until well mixed.
3. Add strawberry liquor and stir gently until red swirls are visible.
4. Pour into martini glasses and top with a strawberry.

Eton Mess

I’ve been pretty busy this weekend and I’m actually making one of my first paid orders for a friend so it’s been extremely hectic! Hoping everything turns out as planned. As they say, it never rains but pours. Well, according to Anne of Green Gables anyway.