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Heston's Banana Eton mess

Bananas, rum and lime give a sunny Caribbean twist to this elegant English classic. This dish is part of the Delia & Heston collection featured at Waitrose.com
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  • 200g Whole Blanched Hazelnuts
  • 450g Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
  • 2½ tsps Salt, (2 tsp for the praline and 1/2 tsp for the banana puree)
  • 8 Bananas, peeled (2 Bananas peeled, sliced into quarters lengthways and roughly chopped, 6 left whole)
  • 25ml Havana Club Especial Rum
  • 5 Limes, juiced (80ml lime juice for the lime cream and the zest of 2 of the limes), approximately 5 limes in total
  • 300ml Double Cream
  • 1 tub Tub of 16 Waitrose Mini Meringue Shells, each shell cut into 4 pieces

Serves 8

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