image

Eton Mess for coffee lovers

The addition of coffee and hazelnuts to this classic British summertime dessert make this a truly memorable dish. It is so quick and easy to put together and guaranteed to wow friends and family alike!

Serves:  4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

What You Need

400g Strawberries

2tbsp sugar

50g hazelnuts

330ml Arctic Iced Coffee Latte

300ml double cream

4 ready-made meringue nests

What You Do

Hull and chop the strawberries, put them in a bowl, sprinkle with sugar and set aside.

Toast the hazelnuts in a dry frying pan, allow to cool then roughly chop.

In a large bowl whisk the cream to firm peaks. Slowly add half of the coffee while you continue whisking.

Roughly crush the meringues and stir briefly into the cream. Swirl through half of the strawberries and half of the hazelnuts.

To construct the Eton mess, put a spoon full of strawberries into the bottom of 4 glasses, follow with some of the meringue mixture, a drizzle of the remaining coffee and then some hazelnuts.

Repeat these layers until the ingredients are used up.  Chill until ready to serve.

Recipe courtesy of: Arctic Iced Coffee

Leave a Comment!

Not a member?

You need to be a member to interact with Silversurfers. Joining is free and simple to do. Click the button below to join today!

Click here if you have forgotten your password
Billythequiche
21st Jul 2020
0
Thanks for voting!
UNFAIR!!, Just had bottie smacked by Doctor checking my Type 2 Diabetes. Sugar up as no fitness/excercise club since first week in March and boredom snacking resulting in weight gain. gained a pound with mouthwatering just looking at recipe.
0
Thanks for voting!
If this is too sweet for you how about trying this recipe instead https://www.silversurfers.com/food/desserts-pancakes/diabetic-friendly-silky-chocolate-mousse/

All the best,

Melina
Billythequiche
22nd Jul 2020
0
Thanks for voting!
Thank you Melina. Have never had tofu, will have to try it.

Community Terms & Conditions

Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

be accurate (where they state facts); be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

contain any material which is defamatory of any person; or contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; or promote sexually explicit material; or promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or be likely to deceive any person; or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; or promote any illegal activity; or be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

Nurturing a safe environment

Our Silversurfers community is designed to foster friendships, based on trust, honesty, integrity and loyalty and is underpinned by these values.

We don't tolerate swearing, and reserve the right to remove any posts which we feel may offend others... let's keep it friendly!