Crushed biscuit and mint leaf placed on top of the cream and strawberries in a glass to create our Eton mess dessert
5 from 4 votes

Eton Mess Dessert

Eton Mess Dessert a favourite for many!! Very simple and quick for anyone to make! We have a few tips and tricks up our sleeve to help you along the way.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Dessert, Eton mess, strawberry
Yield: 2 People
Calories: 443kcal


  • 150 ml (⅔ cup) Whipping Cream
  • 50 grams (¼ cup) Icing Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 350 grams (2 cups) Strawberries we used frozen (defrosted) 6 chopped in half, the rest chopped small
  • 6 Mini Meringues crushed, save two whole for the topping


  • 3 biscuits/cookie crumbled
  • 2 mint leave


  • Place your serving glasses, whisking bowl and whisk in the freezer for 5-10 mins.
  • Place half of your chopped strawberries in a bowl, use a hand mixer to puree them down to a sauce. Set aside.
  • Place the whipping cream, icing sugar and vanilla extract in a small mixing bowl
  • Whisk until forming soft peaks, then place the whipped cream into a piping bag
  • Take the serving glasses out of the freezer and start layering your Eton mess
  • In turn layer;
    2. Chopped Strawberries
    3. Crushed Meringues
    4. Strawberry Sauce
    then repeat until you get to the top of the glass.
  • Finish with a layer of cream, add a whole meringue and surround it with halved strawberries, sprinkle with crushed biscuits and a mint leaf.


Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 324mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 1103IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1mg