Strawberry Key Lime Eton Mess
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.
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