MEAD Recipes – Desserts

MEAD-Misu

Ingredients:

  • 400ml double cream
  • 350g of mascarpone cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 double espressos
  • 250g Savoiardi biscuits
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 400ml of MEAD LIQUEUR or ORIGINAL MEAD
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean puree

Step 1

Stir 150g of sugar into the hot espresso. Half the biscuits, pour the coffee and two thirds of the MEAD over them and leave to soak.

Step 2

Separate the eggs and whisk the whites to a stiff peak. Set aside and whisk the cream to a semi stiff peak.

Step 3

Fold the double cream, egg whites, mascarpone cheese and sugar together adding the rest of the MEAD and vanilla puree. For ease and time, this can be done in a kitchen aid on a slow speed.

Step 4

Set out your glasses and build your MEAD-Misu’s. Aiming for two layers of biscuits.

You can pipe the cream mixture if you have a piping bag. If you like your Misu boozy a good glug of MEAD in the bottom will do just the trick!

Step 4

To finish, top with coco powder and shavings of dark chocolate if you wish. Pour your favourite glass of MEAD and enjoy.

Cornish MEAD mulled strawberries and meringues

Ingredients:

  • 4 large eggs separated
  • 220g caster sugar and extra for the strawberries if you wish
  • 400g of strawberries
  • 150ml of STRAWBERRY MEAD
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean pure
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

Step 1

Make your meringues (this can be done days in advance).

Place your separated egg whites into a mixer and whisk to a stiff peak. Once stable add your sugar a spoonful at a time, increasing the speed if possible. This should be left until they a whipped to a velvety stiff peak.

Step 2

Pre-heat your oven to 150 degrees. Using a serving spoon or a piping bag, shape your meringues into circles on parchment or a non-stick tray.

Pop into the oven and reduce temperature to 130 degrees. Bake for 1.30hr, then turn the oven off and allow meringues to cool inside.

Step 3

Quarter your strawberries, pour over the MEAD and stir in the vanilla and lemon. Allow to mull for an hour adding sugar to taste.

Step 4

Whip the double cream to a soft peak and build your MEAD dessert. Adding the meringues with the mulled strawberries. Use the mulled syrup to garnish.

Step 4

Serve into glass dessert dishes. Pour your favourite glass of MEAD and enjoy.

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