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When Victoria Met Frasier And Went To Eton (Cake) Recipe


  • 115 grams butter, softened
  • 115 grams granulated sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 115 grams self-raising flour
  • 50 grams egg whites (about one egg)
  • 100 grams caster sugar
  • small amount of red food colour gel
  • 400 ml double cream
  • 300 grams strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 3 to 4 shop-bought meringue nests
When Victoria Met Frasier And Went To Eton (Cake) Recipe


  1. Macerate 100 grams of chopped strawberries by mixing them with the tablespoon of sugar. Leave for a few hours, stirring occasionally.
  2. Preheat the oven to 90C and line a baking sheet with greaseproof paper.
  3. Make the meringues by beating the egg white with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Add the sugar a little at a time and continue beating for 5 minutes.
  4. With a toothpick, streak lines of red food colouring up the inside of a disposable piping bag.
  5. Transfer the meringue mix into the piping bag, snip off the end and pipe little kisses onto the baking sheet.
  6. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes, remove and let cool.
  7. To make the cake, grease and line a 6” springform mould with greaseproof paper and preheat the oven to 180C.
  8. Beat together the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  9. Add the eggs one at a time and beat to incorporate.Fold in the flour, being careful not to overmix.Pour the batter in the mould and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the centre of the cake.Allow to cool for 5 minutes then release the edges and transfer the cake to a cooling rack. 
  10. Once cooled split in two.Make the Eton Mess by beating the double cream until thick. Crush in the meringue nests and add the macerated strawberries, stirring through to combine.Gather around six strawberries of the same height, cut off the top and cut in half. Place these pointed side up around the edge of the cake. 
  11. You may need one or two more strawberries, depending on their size.Dollop in around half the Eton Mess and press down with an off-set spatula, ensuring the strawberries around the edges stay intact.
  12. Place the top half on the cake and press down gently.Spread the remaining Eton Mess on top of the cake and chill until ready to eat.Just before tucking in, remove the mould and decorate the top with the homemade meringues and more fresh strawberries.Enjoy!

When Victoria Met Frasier And Went To Eton (Cake) Recipe When Victoria Met Frasier And Went To Eton (Cake) Recipe Reviewed by kuji hara on 4:05 PM Rating: 5

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