Winter Eton mess

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Serves: 6

By barristermum

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Ingredients

  • 20g butter

  • 300ml double cream

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 pomegranate

  • 3 sticks of rhubarb

  • 6 meringue nests

Method

  1. Stew the rhubarb in a pot over a low heat with the butter, sugar and a splash of water.
  2. When soft and pulpy, cool by placing pan in sink of cold water.
  3. Whip cream.
  4. Stir in the rhubarb, pomegranate seeds and crumbled meringue, and serve.

Handy Hint

I wouldn't make it too far in advance because the longer the meringue sits in the cream the quicker it loses any crunch.

Additional Information

  • Nut Free

  • Gluten Free

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Kids can help

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  • barristermum 13/12/12 15:24

    I appear to have uploaded before correcting my spelling of pomegranate - sorry!

  • barristermum 13/12/12 15:21

    I love Eton mess in the summer and was looking for a festive alternative so came up with this. It's easy peasy and so pretty with the lovely pink ribbons of rhubarb running through the cream.