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Quick Chocolate Cherry Trifle    Veg  CD  DP  25mins

Serves 4     Cold Vegetarian Fruit Dessert Pudding

100g/4oz Plain Chocolate, roughly chopped
480ml/16fl.oz. Cold Custard
4 Small Chocolate Muffins
1 x 400g/14oz Tinned Black Cherries, in syrup
4tbsp Brandy
Whipped Double Cream to serve
Grated Chocolate to serve


1. Place the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of boiling water and stir occasionally until the chocolate has melted.

2. Allow the chocolate to cool for a couple of minutes then stir in the custard and mix well. Cover and set aside.

3. Cut each muffin into 4 slices then place half the slices in the bottom of a serving bowl and sprinkle with 3 tablespoons of the cherry syrup.

4. Cover with half the drained cherries, spoon over half the chocolate custard then repeat the layers.

5. Chill until ready to serve then just before serving, decorate with the double cream and grated chocolate.


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