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Black Forest Eton Mess

What a great and delicious dessert to share around the dinner table. My Black Forest Truffle Eton Mess mixes the great black forest flavours in a new way.
Course Dessert
Cuisine British, English
Keyword Black Forest Truffle Eton Mess
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 400kcal
Author Sisley White


  • 750 g frozen summer berries
  • 4 tbsp brandy
  • 1200 ml double cream 2 pints
  • 4 tbsp brandy
  • 60 g icing sugar
  • 250 g brownies approximately 1 supermarket own brand box
  • 100 g large meringues
  • 1 pot mini meringues approximately 100g
  • 100 g kir royale truffles


  • Pop the frozen fruit and brandy in a saucepan on a low/medium heat and allow to mush down for 5 minutes. Turn it off and leave it to cool.
  • In a bowl whisk together the double cream, icing sugar and brandy until thick and stiff.
  • Chop up the brownies into bitesize chunks.
  • Break up the large meringues into bitesize chunks.
  • In a large serving dish stud the dish with the meringues, brownies, cream and fruit.
  • Top with mini meringues and chopped up kir royale truffles.
  • Serve and enjoy.


If you want to make it ahead of time you can do everything except add the fruit. Pop the rest in the fridge and add the fruit when you're ready to serve.