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Chocolate cherry 'frumpets' recipe

Chocolate cherry 'frumpets' recipe

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French toast meets British crumpet for this indulgent breakfast, brunch or summery dessert. Making the most of seasonal cherries, it's fruity, luscious and so decadent! See method

  • Serves 2
  • Takes 15 mins
  • 506 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 200g cherries
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar​

For the frumpets

  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 75ml milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 4 crumpets
  • ½ tbsp butter
  • 50g 0% fat Greek-style yogurt
  • 10g 75% dark chocolate

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2130kj
    506kcal
    25%
  • Fat

    13g 18%
  • Saturates

    6g 28%
  • Sugars

    40g 44%
  • Salt

    1.5g 24%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 76.6g Protein 18.9g Fibre 5.3g

Method

  1. Pit the cherries then put half in a small saucepan. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp caster sugar, add a splash of water and cook over a low-medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 mins until saucy and slightly softened.
  2. Meanwhile, in a shallow baking dish or bowl, whisk the cocoa powder with the milk, eggs and caster sugar. Soak the crumpets in the liquid for 1 min each side.
  3. Melt the butter in a nonstick frying pan over a medium heat, then fry the crumpets for 2-3 mins each side until golden.
  4. Serve with yogurt, cooked cherries and the remaining fresh cherries. Grate over some dark chocolate to serve.

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