|Castor sugar||12 Ounce|
|Strawberries||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Castor sugar||1 Tablespoon|
|Double cream||1⁄2 Pint|
Make the meringue.Put into a plain forcing pipe (1/2 in.) and pipe a round base, working from the centre outwards, 6 in in diameter.
Build up the sides to a height of 1 1/2 in.
Pipe the remaining meringue into small shell shapes.
Bake in a very cool oven (265° F., Gas 1/2); then cool.
Prepare strawberries, sprinkle with lemon juice and castor sugar and allow to stand until meringue case is ready.
Reserve a few choice fruits for decoration; place the rest in the meringue case.
Cover with the whipped cream.
Decorate with meringue shells and strawberries.