Coconut Eaton Mess with Balsamic Strawberries

Coconut Eaton Mess with Balsamic Strawberries

Coconut Eaton Mess with Balsamic Strawberries

Enjoy a Coconut Eaton Mess with Balsamic Strawberries and impress your special guests, the tartness of the Balsamic vinegar compliments the sweet meringue well.


  • 400ml Coconut Cream, placed in the fridge overnight

  • 5ml Vanilla essence

  • 2tbsp Sugar

  • ½ Punnet Spar Freshline Strawberries or more

  • 2tbsp Balsamic reduction

  • 1 Punnet Spar Freshline Meringue

  • Dark chocolate or chocolate balls

  • Fresh Spar Freshline Mint for garnish



  1. Slice the strawberries into quarters and place them in a bowl. Drizzle them with the balsamic reduction and set aside for use later.

  2. Open the coconut cream and scoop out only the solid white cream. You can reserve the liquid for your smoothies or to drink.Add the cream to a bowl with the vanilla essence and sugar then whip with an electric beater until stiff peaks form.

  3. Time to assemble your dessert. Use a glass cup or vessel then you would be able to see all the layers.Start with a layer of crushed meringue followed by your whipped coconut cream and a layer of balsamic strawberries. If your vessel allows you can do another layer. Remember those extra figs…. You can add them if you want to.

  4. Add some chocolate or a chocolate ball with fresh mint.

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