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Rich chocolate pots with brandy soaked cherries

Makes 6 small dessert pots


  • 200g fresh cherries

  • 1 tbsp golden caster sugar

  • 1 tbsp cherry brandy

  • 300ml single cream

  • 200g good quality plain chocolate, 70% coco

  • 2 large free range egg yolks

  • extra chocolate for shaving over the top


  • 1.

    Remove the stones from the cherries

  • 2.

    Heat a little water in a pan and dissolve in the sugar

  • 3.

    Add the cherries and heat through for about 5 minutes until the juices are almost syrupy and the cherries are soft. Remove from the heat.

  • 4.

    Add a dash of cherry brandy to the cherries then allow them to cool slightly

  • 5.

    While the cherries are cooling prepare the chocolate by heating the cream and chocolate together in a pyrex bowl over a pan of simmering water

  • 6.

    When they are melted together, remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.

  • 7.

    Separate the yolks and mix the yolks with a fork.

  • 8.

    Stir the yolks in to the chocolate and mix until the mixture is glossy and smooth and allow to cool slightly

  • 9.

    Spoon the cherries into the bottom of your cups

  • 10.

    Carefully spoon In a little of the chocolate mixture and then grate some more dark chocolate over the top to serve

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