Strawberry and rose petal mess

This is the perfect summer strawberry pudding. simple and sweet enough not to work up a sweat but sharp and interesting enough to cause a loud round of applause on centre court.

4 people

Serving size

Ingredients

120g mascarpone
200g crème fraîche
10g icing sugar 
½ tsp rose water 
60g meringue (ready-made is fine), broken into 3cm chunks 
200g fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced in half lengthways
120g strawberry sorbet
80g pomegranate seeds
1 tbsp pomegranate molasses  
1 tsp sumac  
2 tsp dried rose petals 

Method

  1. Place the mascarpone, crème fraîche, icing sugar and rose water in a medium bowl and whisk until the mixture is smooth and thick.

  2. Divide the meringue between four glasses (or spread out over a large platter, if serving is as a shared dessert). Spoon the cream on top and dot with the strawberries, followed by a scoop of sorbet and the pomegranate seeds. Drizzle over the molasses, sprinkle with the sumac and rose petals and serve.
Dried Rose Petals
£3.40
Rose Water 100%, Mymoune
£10.95
Pomegranate Molasses, Mymoune
£10.25
Sumac
£4.50