Eton Mess Recipe

Eton Mess

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Ingredients

Cookies

3 egg whites
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
Pinch of salt
6 almonds, sliced

Strawberries & Cream

12 ounces light Cool Whip, slightly room temp
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 pounds strawberries, chopped
1 teaspoon sugar
Juice of 1 lemon

How to make Eton Mess


1. With an electric mixer, beat egg whites, salt and cream of tartar to soft peaks.

2. Slowly pour in powdered sugar and continue to whip to stiff peaks. Add almond extract, combining until mixture is smooth and glossy.

3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and drop meringue batter in even amounts on the tray. Sprinkle with almonds.

4. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees until crisp, approx. 1 1/2-2 hours.

5. Turn off oven and leave meringues in the oven overnight to dry.

6. Just before serving, toss strawberries with sugar and lemon juice. Set aside.

7. With an electric mixer, beat Cool Whip with extracts until combined.

8. Split strawberries and whipped cream amongst six bowls. Crumble meringue cookies over each bowl and stir to mix.

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