Kiwi fruit, crushed meringue and whipped cream combine to make a great version of this luscious traditional English dessert.


  • Kiwi Fruit Puree

  • 500g/ 1 lb 1.5oz fresh kiwi fruit

  • 50g/ 2 oz caster sugar

  • 1/2 lemon squeezed

  • Mascarpone Cream

  • 3 tablespoons of Mascarpone

  • 3 table spoons of Crème fraiche

  • 1 tablespoon of Icing sugar

  • Juice and zest of one lime

  • Seeded Vanilla pod

  • 6 shop-bought meringues

  • Kiwi Fruit Salad

  • 2 kiwi fruit peeled and sliced

  • 1 teaspoon of finely sliced mint


  • 1.

    Puree the fruit with the sugar and lemon juice and put to one side.

  • 2.

    For the mascarpone cream, combine the mascarpone and the crème fraiche with the icing sugar, lime zests and juice and vanilla pod.

  • 3.

    Take your meringues and break enough into the cream to make a rough creamy mess that will hold its form.

  • 4.

    Fold into this a little fruit puree and spoon into ring moulds.

  • 5.

    Arrange the fruit salad on top of the meringue and cream mix.

  • 6.

    Dress the plate with some fruit puree and a small sprig of mint.

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