Chocolate espresso cups recipe

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  • Serves 6
  • 20 mins to cook and 2 hrs 00 mins to cool
  • 281 calories / serving
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Melt the chocolate in a heat-proof bowl over a pan of simmering water, ensuring the bowl doesn't touch the water.

Lightly whip the double cream and reserve 2tbsp. Place the remaining cream and the single cream in a small pan. Heat very gently until just below boiling point, but do not boil. Add the melted chocolate and coffee powder and stir until smooth and velvety. Stir in the brandy.

Pour into espresso cups or very small dessert bowls and set aside for 10 minutes to cool slightly, before chilling for 2 hours. Spoon the remaining whipped cream on top of each cup and top with a coffee bean before serving.

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  • Ingredients

  • 100g dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids)
  • 150ml double cream
  • 150ml single cream
  • 1tsp instant espresso coffee powder
  • 2tbsp brandy
  • 6 coffee beans to decorate (optional)
  • 12 chocolate curls for decoration (optional)
  • Energy 1160kj 281kcal 14%
  • Fat 25g 36%
  • Saturates 16g 78%
  • Sugars 7g 8%
  • Salt 0g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 8.1g Protein 2.7g Fibre 1.6g


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