Strawberry Key Lime Eton Mess


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The Eton Mess is a classic Strawberries and Cream British dessert eaten while watching a game of cricket. My summer key lime twist makes it so good, it could be eaten anytime, anywhere! ~Amy

Strawberry Key Lime Eton Mess

Meringues:
Purchased or homemade meringues, broken into pieces.

4 cups strawberries, chopped
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Sprinkle sugar over strawberries, toss to coat. Set aside.

Key lime Cream:
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
2 tsp vanilla
4 tbsp key lime or lemon curd, purchased

In a medium sized bowl, whip together cream, sugar and vanilla to soft peaks. Take out a small amount and gently stir in curd. Fold into remaining cream with about half of the prepared strawberries.

To assemble:
Layer fruit, meringues and cream alternately, finishing with cream. Garnish with fresh strawberries. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 6-8 servings

Recipe by Amy Richardson

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