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03/08/2013

Duration:
1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 03 August 2013

John Toal looks at health, relationships, hobbies and family along with great music and chat, big interviews, fascinating people and great craic, plus recipes from Paula McIntyre.

  • Dark Chocolate and Cherry Cake, White Chocolate and Cherry Cream, Frozen Cherries and Hot Chocolate Butterscotch Sauce

    Dark Chocolate and Cherry Cake, White Chocolate and Cherry Cream, Frozen Cherries and Hot Chocolate Butterscotch Sauce

    Dark Chocolate and Cherry Cake

     

    175g chopped butter

    225g dark chocolate chopped

    125g light brown sugar

    125g castor sugar

    3 eggs

    100g plain flour

    100g stone cherries, halved

     

    Melt the butter and chocolate in a heat proof bowl over simmering water.

    Whisk the sugars and eggs until they are incorporated - don’t whisk too much.

    Fold in the flour and then the chocolate mixture.

    Fold in the cherries and pour into a parchment lined cake tin and bake in a 180˚C preheated oven for 20 minutes.

    Allow to cool for at least 2 hours.

     

    White Chocolate and Cherry Cream

     

    500ml double cream

    200g chopped white chocolate

    100g stoned chopped cherries

     

    Heat 100ml of the cream in a pan until scalded.

    Fold in the chocolate and remove from heat.

    Lightly whip the remaining chocolate and then fold in the melted chocolate mixture and cherries.

    Chill.

    Pipe over the top of the chocolate cake.

    Place 200g of cherries on a tray lined with parchment paper in the freezer and freeze until solid.

     

    Chocolate Butterscotch Sauce

     

    50g light brown sugar

    50g butter

    150ml double cream

    150g dark chopped chocolate

     

    Cook the butter and sugar in a pan until the sugar has melted and starts to caramelize.

    Pour in the cream and bring to the boil.

    Stir in the chocolate until it melts and serve.

     

    Place the frozen cherries on the cake and pour some sauce over each slice.

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