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Strawberry Christmas cake

Pleasantly surprise your guests when cutting into this meringue topped fruity gateaux that has the appearance of an iced fruit cake.

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For the strawberry jam

  • 550g/1lb 4oz jam sugar with added pectin
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 kg/2lb 2oz fresh strawberries, hulled and cut in half only if large

For the sponge

For the filling

For the Italian meringue