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Scott Phillips

Servings: 6 to 8

Named after a prestigious English boarding school, this mash-up of strawberries, whipped cream, and meringue crumbles is served at an annual cricket match there. A splash of liqueur is a grown-up touch that cuts the sweetness.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chilled heavy cream
  • 2 Tbs. granulated sugar
  • 1 lb. strawberries, hulled (about 4 cups)
  • 2 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. strawberry eau de vie or kirsch
  • 2 oz. meringue cookies, crumbled into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces

Nutritional Information

      Calories (kcal) : 370
      Fat Calories (kcal): 270
      Fat (g): 30
      Saturated Fat (g): 18
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 1
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 9
      Cholesterol (mg): 110
      Sodium (mg): 40
      Carbohydrates (g): 23
      Fiber (g): 2
      Protein (g): 2

Preparation

  • Place the cream and sugar in a blender and blend until the cream just forms stiff peaks, about 10 seconds.
  • Add 3 cups of the strawberries to the blender along with 2 Tbs. of the eau de vie and blend briefly until the strawberries are incorporated but still chunky, about 5 seconds.
  • Divide three-quarters of the meringue crumbles among 6 to 8 glass dessert dishes. Top evenly with the strawberry cream. Slice the remaining 1 cup strawberries and toss with the remaining 1 tsp. eau de vie. Spoon the sliced berries on top of the strawberry cream and sprinkle with the remaining meringue cookies.

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    KFaitour | 08/28/2014

    This is the easiest thing in the world to make and it gets rave reviews. It's a fine combination of ingredients and it's pretty too. Win-win.

  • bendeton77 | 07/02/2013

    I made it and its great

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    bakesalot | 06/21/2013

    This is a great quick version of Pavlova. You can spin it any one of many ways. I made it for a luncheon recently, using fresh raspberries, some pink meringues I'd baked a couple of days before, raspberry coulis (made with berry liqueur also the day before), and of course whipped cream. The meringue cookies give it a little more crunch than a Pavolva meringue, though the latter remains my favorite dessert.

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    Pielove | 05/14/2013

    Strawberries, cream, meringues-- really, how could this be bad? And it was great-- lovely contrasts of texture with soft cream and chewy/crunchy meringues, but all light and fluffy with juicy berries. I omitted the liqueur as I was sharing with my daughter. Yum-- and comes together lightning-fast!

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