Kiwi and ginger mess


This quick Eton mess-style dessert riffs on the classic meringue and berry combination, using kiwis instead.

You'll need

3 kiwifruit, peeled and thinly sliced 3 store-bought meringues (about 10gm-15gm each), broken up Vanilla bean ice-cream, to serve   Ginger and lime syrup 125 gm caster sugar 1 tbsp finely grated ginger Juice and finely grated rind of 1 lime

Method

  • 01
  • For ginger and lime syrup, bring sugar, ginger and 125ml water to the boil in a small saucepan, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar, and boil until syrupy (8-10 minutes), then transfer to a bowl. Add lime juice and rind, and refrigerate to chill (10 minutes). Just before serving, add kiwifruit and stir to coat.
  • 02
  • Divide meringue among bowls, top with kiwifruit and scoops of ice-cream, drizzle with syrup and serve.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

Featured in

Mar 2017

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