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    Eton Mess

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    Serves: 6


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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 210 F and cover 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
    2. 2
      Beat the egg whites with the lemon juice until they hold soft peaks, about 5-10 minutes.
    3. 3
      Now add the ½ cup of sugar, slowly and beat inches This will make the meringue.
    4. 4
      Take up a small amount of the meringue with a large spoon and drip onto one the baking sheet and make a swirl at the end - until the sheets are all filled with 2-4 cm meringues.
    5. 5
      Put the baking sheets into the pre-heated oven and bake for one hour or until dry and crisp.
    6. 6
      Turn the oven off and leave the meringues inside to cool completely.
    7. 7
      As the meringue is in the oven, work on the jam. Take half of the strawberries and roughly mash them.
    8. 8
      Add the mashed strawberries to a saucepan with the remaining 1 ½ cups of sugar.
    9. 9
      Slowly bring to a boil, stirring constantly to dissolve the sugar.
    10. 10
      Turn down to medium heat an simmer for 15 minutes until it reaches a soft jam consistency.
    11. 11
      Pour into a bowl and leave to cool before putting it into the fridge.
    12. 12
      Quarter the remaining strawberries.
    13. 13
      In a large bowl whip the cream until it holds soft peaks.
    14. 14
      Add the strawberries and all of the small meringues and mix in using a metal spoon.
    15. 15
      Add a small amount of the jam into six small bowls and spoon the cream, meringue, and strawberry mixture into each of them and top with the jam.

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    Nutritional Facts for Eton Mess

    Serving Size: 1 (329 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 654.4
    Calories from Fat 334
    Total Fat 37.1 g
    Saturated Fat 22.8 g
    Cholesterol 135.8 mg
    Sodium 58.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 81.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    Sugars 74.1 g
    Protein 4.2 g

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