Eton Mess

English, delicious, quick. Whip this up for unexpected guests!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 150 / Protein 3g / Carbohydr. 20g / Fat 6g

Ingredients (6 servings)

200 mlheavy cream
1 tbspconfectioner’s sugar
100 gmeringue
300 graspberries
mint to garnish


fork, rubber spatula (optional), 2 large bowls, hand mixer with beaters, 6 serving dishes, small bowl

Wine Tip

Riesling sparkling wine, dry, 2004
A refreshing sparkling wine highlights the nature of this light summery dessert. The ideal drinking temperature is 5 – 7°C/41 – 45°F.

Step 1

Eton Mess

Whip cream until stiff peaks form. Add sifted confectioner’s sugar towards the end and whisk in.

large bowl, hand mixer with beaters

200 ml heavy cream / 1 tbsp confectioner’s sugar

Step 2

Eton Mess

Break meringue into bite-sized pieces and crush a third of the raspberries with a fork.

fork, large bowl, small bowl

100 g meringue / 100 g raspberries

Step 3

Eton Mess

Gently fold meringue pieces and raspberry puree into whipped cream. Fill half of the cream mixture into serving dishes. Add fresh raspberries and cover with another layer of the cream mixture. Garnish with fresh mint to serve.

rubber spatula, 6 serving dishes

200 g raspberries / mint to garnish