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50g/2oz Bitter Chocolate

600ml/20fl.oz. Vanilla Ice Cream

300ml/10fl.oz. Double Cream

2 teasp Caster Sugar

2 tbsp Maraschino

175g/6oz Marrons Glaces Pieces

4 sprigs of Mint to decorate


1. Place the ice cream in the refrigerator to soften a little. Grate the chocolate and set aside.

2. In a bowl, whisk the cream and sugar together until stiff. Set aside.

3. Working quickly, in a large mixing bowl, mix together the grated chocolate, softened ice cream, maraschino and marrons glaces pieces.

4. To serve - Divide the ice cream mixture between 4 individual shallow glasses, top with the whipped cream and decorate with a sprig of mint. Serve immediately.

Good as a light, quickly made dessert to serve at Christmas.


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