Mixed Berry Eton Mess is the Ultimate Low Syn Dessert with layers of delicious juicy berries, yoghurt and meringue.
This Mixed Berry Eton Mess is super refreshing on the palette and feels super decadent while not being too high in syns, meaning you can dig in and enjoy this without feeling any guilt.
Traditionally Eton Mess is a very British Dessert combining fruit, homemade crumbled crunchy meringue, and whipped cream.
For this pretty Mixed Berry Eton Mess, keeping it super quick and simple, I use some ready-made mini meringues from Trader Joes which are just 90 calories for 4, along with some frozen mixed berries such as blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrants and cherries and some syn free flavoured yoghurt. The layers when all combined together are heavenly and you really don't miss the cream at all.
Don't worry if you can't get these mini meringues, large meringues will work well too, just use one of a similar syn value and they will be just as good. The majority of store-bought meringues all use the same ingredients anyway.
There are some recipes out there for meringue using sweetener, but to be honest, they are not worth the effort. A meringue needs real sugar to get that nice crunch and sweetener tends to leave them tasting a bit weird. I just don't think they are worth all the effort. If you really want to make your own, use real sugar or try a half and half mix of sugar and sweetener.
Got a dinner party planned, this Mixed Berry Eton Mess would be a perfect dessert to make to serve to your guests. You could even leave it right up to serving to make these, as they literally take no more than a couple of minutes and they are done and ready to serve.
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Low Syn Mixed Berry Eton mess
Yield 2 servings
Mixed Berry Eton Mess is the Ultimate Low Syn Dessert with layers of delicious juicy berries, yoghurt and meringue
- 1 cup of fat-free vanilla or lemon yoghurt
- 1 cup of frozen mixed berries (slightly defrosted)
- 4 mini meringues - 4.5 syns
- Add the meringues to a ziplock bag and bash with a rolling pin until broken into small pieces.
- Add ⅔ of the meringue to the yoghurt and fold till combined
- Drain any excess juice from the slightly defrosted berries
- Using two glasses, add 1 layer of fruit, then a layer of the yoghurt meringue mix, then another layer of fruit and finally one last layer of yoghurt and then top with the remaining crumbled meringue.
- Dig in and enjoy!!
- If you want to spend a few more syns you could even top with a little light cream, but personally I find these perfect just as they are.
Meringues can vary in size and therefore syn value, so ensure you use ones of similar syn value or adjust the syns to cover the ones you use.
This recipe is gluten free, vegetarian, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly
- Extra Easy - 2.5 syns per serving
- Original - 2.5 syns per serving
- Green/Vegetarian - 2.5 syns per serving
- WW Smart Points - 8 per serving
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Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Cholesterol 3.6 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Total Carbohydrates 40.4 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Sugars 35.2 g
Protein 5.2 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.