Eton Mess Eton Mess.

I don’t pretend to understand how my mind works, but when I was recently given a bar of Hotel Chocolat Eton Mess, I thought “Wouldn’t it be great to make Eton Mess with Eton Mess? A kind of Eton Mess Eton Mess?” Catchy name, I know.

eton mess eton mess

So I did.

I took a punnet of hulled strawberries and a handful of raspberries and I mashed them with a fork

I added a measure of Howard’s Of Kent Blackcurrant Hit Vodka.

I left them to macerate until tea-time.

When we had stuffed ourselves with supper, I whipped 300ml of double cream until stiff.

I melted the Eton Mess  and added it to the cream.

I poured over the macerated boozy strawberries.

I folded it all in gently.

I then crumbled six meringue nests- shop-bought. M&S I think- over the top and folded those in too.

I served to a ridiculously grateful audience and revelled in my genius.

Crazy genius. Eton Mess Eton Mess. Eton Mess Squared if you like.


    • Domestic Goddesque says

      Thank you all so much. It was utterly delicious. And not at all challenging to make. So get to it whilst there is still summer to be had :)

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