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Toasted meringue and cardamom update the English classic

Raspberry-Pistachio Meringue with Spiced Whipped Cream

25 minutes

Traditional eton mess is like a simplified trifle—strawberries, cream and meringue cookies, folded together in a large bowl. For our version, we used raspberries and spiked the whipped cream with sour cream to lend a subtle tang. Store-bought meringue cookies made this recipe a breeze to assemble; Trader Joe’s carries a good version. Layering the berries and cream gave us a more attractive final dish.

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