Roasted cherries with chocolate dipping sauce recipe

Roasted cherries with chocolate dipping sauce recipe

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Roasting cherries enhances the natural sweetness and big flavour of the fruit. Paired with a decadent chocolate dipping sauce, this speedy dessert is the perfect way to finish off an alfresco dinner party. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 5-10 mins to cook
  • 290 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 400g cherries
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp kirsch (optional)
  • 1 tsp groundnut oil

For the sauce

  • 100g dark chocolate
  • 50ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 tsp kirsch (optional)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1205kj
    290kcal
    15%
  • Fat

    18g 26%
  • Saturates

    11g 53%
  • Sugars

    27g 30%
  • Salt

    0g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 28.5g Protein 3.2g Fibre 4.7g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Put the cherries on a baking tray and drizzle with the honey, kirsch (if using) and the oil. Toss to coat, then roast for around 5-10 mins, until the cherries are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the chocolate, cream, syrup and kirsch (if using) in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Pour into a serving bowl and serve with the roasted cherries for dipping.

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