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Definition of Eton mess in English:

noun

[mass noun] chiefly British
A dessert consisting of a rough mixture of whipped cream, pieces of meringue, and fruit, typically strawberries.
Example sentences
  • Eton mess, which is said to have originated at Eton College in England, gives strawberries and whipped cream a textural twist by adding crumbled meringue.
  • Eton Mess is a simply gorgeous summer dessert.
  • Dishes such as syllabub and one of my favourites, Eton mess, are making a comeback.

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