Cherries are in season. Their sweet, rich flesh goes perfectly with chocolate.


  • 150ml good quality red wine

  • 60g caster sugar

  • 400g stoned English cherries

  • For the brownie mix

  • 275g extra bitter chocolate (cut into small pieces)

  • 225g unsalted butter

  • 5 eggs

  • 400g caster sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 200g plain flour

  • Good quality vanilla ice cream, to serve


  • 1.

    Bring the wine and sugar to the boil. Add the cherries and cook for 30 seconds, remove, reduce the liquid to a glaze place the cherries back into the pan and set aside.

  • 2.

    Heat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius. In a large bowl over a bain marie, melt the chocolate, and butter. Then remove from the heat, whisk in the sugar, vanilla, salt, and the eggs a little at a time. Fold in the flour and pour into individual buttered moulds (6cm x 2cm deep)

  • 3.

    Cook for 12 minutes until still moist in the centre.

  • 4.

    Place the brownie into the centre of the plate, spoon the cherries over the top, then quenelle the vanilla ice cream on top.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 3070kj
  • Fat Total 144g
  • Saturated Fat 86g
  • Protein 32g
  • Carbohydrate 429g
  • Sugar 331g
  • Sodium 1350mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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