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Cherry & chocolate dessert pot

4
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Try this light and creamy indulgent dessert.

Ingredients

Cherries, fresh

225 g, fresh

Artificial sweetener

2 tablespoons

Cornflour

1 teaspoons, level, blended with 1 tbsp cold water

Quark, fat free, plain

100 g, or low fat soft cheese

Skimmed Milk

2 tablespoons

Vanilla Extract

½ teaspoons, level, For the chocolate sauce:

Dark Chocolate

25 g, dark, broken into pieces

Cocoa Powder

1 tablespoons, level, unsweetened

Cornflour

½ teaspoons, level, blended with 1/2 tbsp cold water

Golden Syrup

1 tablespoons, level, Golden Syrup

Instructions

  1. Reserve 4 cherries for decoration, then halve and pit the rest. Put them into a small saucepan with 50ml water and 1 tbsp sweetener. Simmer for 3-4 minutes, until softened. Stir in the blended cornflour and cook, stirring, until thickened. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Stir occasionally to prevent a skin from forming.
  2. Meanwhile, beat the Quark or low fat soft cheese, milk, vanilla extract and remaining sweetener together until smooth.
  3. Make the chocolate sauce by putting the chocolate, cocoa powder, blended cornflour and syrup into a small saucepan. Heat, stirring constantly until smooth and blended. Allow to cool for a few minutes, stirring to prevent a skin from forming.
  4. Spoon the cherries, chocolate sauce and Quark mixture into small serving glasses. Finish off each one with a cherry, then chill until ready to serve.

Notes

Use a dark chocolate with 70% cocoa solids for the best flavour.

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