noun[mass noun] chiefly British
A dessert consisting of a rough mixture of whipped cream, pieces of meringue, and fruit, typically strawberries.
More 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.