Slimming World Eton Mess
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Welcome to my Slimming World Eton Mess Recipe. Enjoy a delicious Slimming World take on Eton Mess. Loaded with extra fresh strawberries, freshly made meringues and a creamy cheesecake style filling this is a Slimming World members best friend!
You’re probably wondering what took me so long. I mean come on, Eton Mess is like the dream dessert for a Brit and I am British born. It is just one of those simple desserts that anybody can make and is perfect for showing off your cooking skills to friends and families, or just a perfect use of leftover fresh strawberries.
Eton Mess has always been a staple in my life and I have always had many different versions. One of my all time favourites (which Dominic and Kyle still love) is when you have a bottom layer of strawberry jelly, then whipped cream and then a layer of Angel Delight, loads of strawberries and then grated milk chocolate.
Or another favourite is when you layer a sundae glass with fresh strawberries, meringue crushed up and loads of strawberry flavoured whipped cream.
Though this version is a little different and is totally Slimming World friendly. It involves freshly made meringue made in the Airfryer. Then we have several layers of fresh strawberries along with strawberry yoghurt style mix.
It screams out “EAT ME NOW” and I can guarantee that you will haver the kids arguing over who gets to lick out the bowl when you have finished making it.
Edit – Though in our house when we made this, we found it very funny when our 2.5 year old stole the bowl of our 15 year old and refused to bring it back. The bowl actually looked bigger than her!
Then layer it into glass or plastic sundae containers and serve it to someone special.
Or for summer what we do is take them with us to the beach as they are a perfect beach snack for having with your picnic.
You can also vary it too depending on what fresh fruit you have in. Though I prefer it with strawberries for the ultimate treat. After all strawberries are so fresh and amazing at this time of the year.
What Is Eton Mess?
A traditional Eton Mess is a quick dessert originally aimed at students as a way to impress their date or to impress their parents when they were on a visit. The idea is that it is cheap but cheerful and very easy to make.
It involves broken up meringue, whipped cream and fresh strawberries.
Popular versions of Eton Mess include ones using raspberries, pineapple or bananas instead of strawberries. For dinner parties port is often used to give it a kick.
There are also many versions using traditional cheesecake mixture instead like in my recipe.
Slimming World Eton Mess
- Airfryer Baking Pan
- 50 g Fresh Strawberries
- 1 Tsp Pureed Strawberries
- 1 Egg Whites
- 50 g Caster Sugar
- 225 g Quark
- 4 Tbsp Greek Yoghurt
- 1 Tsp Vanilla Essence
- Red Food Colouring
- 1 Tbsp Honey
- 1 Tsp Stevia
- Start by making the bottom layer. Using a blender add together all the ingredients and blend until smooth. Then using a hand whisk give it a good whisking so that it is thick and creamy. This will become your healthy alternative to strawberry whipped cream.
- Secondly make your homemade meringues. Mix the egg white with an electric hand mixer until light and fluffy. Slowly add your sugar and keep mixing until you end up with stiff peaks. Place them in the Airfryer on the baking pan and cook for 1 hour on 125c/257f
- After your meringues are cooked you can break them up into chunks and add them to your strawberry mix just before serving or as you are making your layers add them at the same time.
- Slice up the strawberries and decorate the sundae glass. Add strawberry slices to the bottom and round the sides. Then cover them so that the glass is about ½ full with your strawberry whipped cream. Though reserve 4tbsp to one side for your top layer for later. Fridge for an hour.
- Then do the final layer, Mix together pureed strawberries into the strawberry whipped cream and using a piping bag layer it over the top of your Eton Mess
Eton Mess On Slimming World
The greatest thing about this Slimming World Eton Mess is that you’re making your own meringues and this can save you a bunch of Syns. They are also very easy to make and so is the rest of this dessert. Its perfect for if you have a really big sweet tooth on Slimming World and want something different.
Plus if you make strawberries and quark the star of the dish you can end up with something really filling without having to worry about putting on weight.
For Syns this Slimming World Eton Mess works out at 15.5 Syns for 4 people. This means that per person it is just short of 4 Syns.
How Many Calories In Eton Mess?
I bet you’re wondering about the calories. As surely for a dessert is must be super high? Well actually it is the opposite. Sugar comes from the stevia plant making it very low in calories and perfect for if you’re on a calorie controlled diet.
This Slimming World Eton Mess works out at 157 calories per person. Yes you read that right, just 157 calories each for this amazing dessert.
I love Eton mess and this recipe sounds delicious, although I am not sure of the history… It was first mentioned in print in 1893, and I am guessing that the dating and college visiting experience was very different back then 😉 😀
I honestly found this recipe very confusing. Doesn’t look like all ingredients are stated above, like for example you say on the recipe to blend the pureed strawberries with whipped cream and that’s not on the ingredients.
This dessert looks great, I would love to do it, but honestly I am unable to follow it as the directions are so poor.
It’s not my intention to undermine your work at all, it’s as I said, it looks amazing and tasty and I would love to be able to do it, but I think the wording on your recipe might need a revisit.
Apologies I have updated the post for you.
This recipe is great! I love strawberries 🙂
This looks great and I want to make it for Christmas Eve but at what stage do you add the meringue.
Sorry that it is not explained properly.
You add the meringues with each layer of strawberries. Or alternatively you can add your broken meringues to the strawberry whipped cream after they have cooled down and give it a mix then add the mixture to the glasses with strawberries in and serve as the meringues can go soft pretty quick 🙂