Sunday, March 17, 2013

Eton Mess With Jasmine Cream (Deila Smith)











Eton Mess
Adapted & inspired from Deila Online

Ingredients

175g castor sugar
3 egg whites
450g fresh strawberries- slice or chopped
570 ml double cream
1 tbsp icing sugar
1 tsp Jasmine essence
Large star tip & a piping bag 


Directions:

1)      Preheat oven to 150°C . Whisk egg whites till soft peaks . Gradually add in caster sugar & table spoon at a time & continue whisking till well combined.
2)      Spoon mixture in piping bag & pipe them in rows on baking tray. You may also use a rounded dessert spoon to spoon the mixture in rows on a lined baking tray.  Place baking tray on the centre of oven & turn the heat down to 140°C & baked for 1 hour.


3)      Turn the oven off & leave the meringue in the oven to dry out overnight or until the oven is completely cold.
4)      Whip up double cream & icing sugar with jasmine essence till fluffy with soft peaks . Place few meringues in the center of each dessert plate ., then spread  a spoonful of whipped cream . Topped strawberry slices over the cream & sprinkle some crushed meringue & topped with whipped cream . Repeat the layering .  I’ve piped whipped cream in between strawberry layers for a neater look .

I did not make the strawberry puree . For full recipe of Deila Smith’s  Eton Mess HERE





 


Linking this post to Cook Like A Star – Cook Like Deila Smith hosted by  Zoe from Bake For Happy Kids  & co hosting with  Baby Sumo of Eat Your Heart Out  with  Mich Of Piece Of Cake .





18 comments:

  1. Hi Kit, This dessert looks very pretty! Love how the presentation and I bet it must be very delicious :)

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  2. Hi Kit,

    Your Eton mess doesn't look messy at all!!! The meringues are so nicely piped and everything is so nicely and neatly arranged :D

    Zoe

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  3. Wow, Kit - what a truly stunning presentation you've made!!

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  4. weii Kit!
    your Eton Mess not messy enough! ;)

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  5. Sweet and lovely dessert!!!! It sounds great with added jasmine flavor.

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  6. Your meringue dessert with strawberries and jasmine cream look so pretty and delicious.

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  7. Hi Kit, your Eton mess surely doesn't look like a mess! Just too pretty ;) I really love how you always style your photos, gorgeous. I made Delia's pavlova with strawberries a long time ago, and it was really great!

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  8. This is the neatest Eton Mess I have seen. Love a Delia Smith recipe.

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  9. That is the best presentation of an Eton Mess I've ever seen - it looks like an exotic flower!
    Delia has never lead me astray!

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  10. Hi Kit,
    Such pretty Eton Mess! Eton Mess is now on a whole new level! Looks so pretty!
    I'm glad that your boys love the Tomato Bread! My kids love it too, especially with the sausage filling! I am wondering whether they love the sausage or the bread! LOL!

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  11. Wow Kit! Those are 2 bright red carnations smiling at me!

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  12. Kit, your version of the Eten mess is very special, like the flower pattern style, haha!

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  13. totally agree with the rest, the eton mess is not messy but so beautifully arranged! looks almost like flowers!

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  14. Kit , such a pretty neat Eton mess lol They look yummy as well ! You piped those meringue beautifully ;)

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  15. Kit, your meringues are too pretty to be broken! Love your presentation and it doesn't look like a mess hee..hee...

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  16. Hi Kit, that's a very gorgeous dessert. Look so pretty, sayang want to eat leyy...As usual very elegant presentation.

    Have a lovely week ahead, with hugs to you.

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  17. You didn't mess it up enough lol! Looks lovely!

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  18. they look wonderful and very attractive ! i also think you did a great job piping the meringue out.

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