Eton Mess

  • 5MINS
  • 257KCAL

Our slimming friendly Eton Mess will really satisfy any sweet cravings you have and is a great dessert if you’re counting calories or following Weight Watchers.

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories257
  • Carbs47g
  • Protein11g
  • Fat0.1g
  • Saturates0.01g
  • Sugars41g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

Our slimming friendly Eton Mess will really satisfy any sweet cravings you have and is a great dessert if you’re counting calories or following Weight Watchers.

A traditional English dessert consisting of strawberries and meringue, it’s perfect for a summer treat or an indulgent pudding year-round.

It tasted so nice and was devoured in seconds here at Pinch of Nom!

If the meringues don’t make it sweet enough, just add a couple of drops of Liquid Stevia. We found Sweetleaf Liquid Stevia By – Vanilla Cream to be the best option, and you can find it over on Amazon.co.uk. You can really experiment with this Eton Mess recipe – try adding different fruits for a twist on the traditional recipe!

What diets is this Eton Mess suitable for?

This Eton Mess recipe is suitable for vegetarian and gluten free recipes.

It can be made dairy free and/or vegan as long as you swap out the following ingredients for dairy free/vegan versions;

  • Soft cheese
  • White chocolate Options
  • Mini meringue nests

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Eton Mess recipe?

  • You need to count 6 Points per portion of this Eton Mess recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 6 Points per portion of this Eton Mess recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 6 Points per portion of this Eton Mess recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Eton Mess?

There are no special ingredients in this recipe but you can use Liquid Stevia if the meringues aren’t sweet enough to your taste.

How many Calories are in this Eton Mess?

There are 257 Calories per portion in this Eton Mess, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

To cut down the amount of calories even more, you can simply halve the portion size and serve with a healthy accompaniment.

This Eton Mess is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Add the two Options sachets to the quark and mix well.

Step 2

Roughly crush the meringue nests and stir into the quark/Options mixture.

Step 3

Gently stir in the mixed berries.

Step 4

Serve in a sundae glass, topped with half a fresh strawberry.

What could I serve alongside this Eton Mess?

The following recipes would go great with our Eton Mess recipe:

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How do you know when Eton Mess is cooked?

There’s no cooking involved in the Eton Mess recipe!

How long can you keep Eton Mess in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

Make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Eton Mess in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Eton Mess?

We don’t recommend freezing this recipe.

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Eton Mess

Our slimming friendly Eton Mess will really satisfy any sweet cravings you have and is a great dessert if you’re counting calories or following Weight Watchers.
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • KCals 257
  • Carbs 47G
WW Points
  • 6 Green
  • 6 Blue
  • 6 Purple

Ingredients

  • 250 g quark or fat free soft cheese
  • 2 sachets white chocolate Options
  • 8 mini meringue nests
  • 200 g frozen mixed berries you can also use fresh berries
  • 2 fresh strawberries for garnishing
  • 2 drops liquid Stevia optional - if the meringues aren't sweet enough

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Instructions

  1. Add the two Options sachets to the quark and mix well.
  2. Roughly crush the meringue nests and stir into the quark/Options mixture.
  3. Gently stir in the mixed berries.
  4. Serve in a sundae glass, topped with half a fresh strawberry.

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NatalieWednesday 5th February 2020

Love your books …. first time I’ve actually used more that 3 recipes from one book !!!!

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    Sharon FitzpatrickMonday 11th May 2020

    Hi Natalie, we’re so pleased to hear this! Keep cooking and thanks for taking the time to tell us.

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LouiseSaturday 7th April 2018

Can not believe how lush this was! I had my doubts due to the quark but this will be a regular dessert from now on. Thank you!

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