17 Jul 2016

Eton Mess Meringue Cupcakes

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After going overboard on sprinkles I ended up with (among others) a bag of mini meringues. With it being strawberry season, Eton Mess cupcakes seemed like a perfect use for them. These cupcakes have chunks of strawberries in and are filled and frosted with strawberry buttercream.

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10 May 2015

Strawberry Donuts

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Strawberries are just coming in to season and given my love of donuts, I couldn’t not make these. There’s strawberry puree in the batter and they’re glazed with strawberry icing and Dr Oetker Strawberry Meringue sprinkles. The sprinkles make make them extra fancy and the pieces of meringue are crunchy too.┬áSurely these must qualify as one of your 5-a-day?

One big lesson I’ve learned from making mini donuts is that you can never grease the pan well enough. I used loads of butter flavour spray and they came out without a problem, but I’ve tried (and failed) in the past at the “getting them out” stage.

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27 Oct 2014

Eton Mess Cupcakes

No Comments Baking, Cupcakes and Jam

Eton Mess is a combination of strawberries, meringue and cream and is usually served in a glass. These cupcakes are a twist on that – speckled with chopped strawberries, stuffed with strawberry jam, frosted with strawberry frosting and sprinkled with Dr. Oetker Eton Mess Meringue sprinkles.

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