Valentine’s Flamed Strawberries & Chocolate

Give in to this Valentine’s Day delight

Serves: 2
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
10 minutes

Fresh strawberries under chocolate topping in the glass

Ingredients

100g bar dark chocolate – 70% cocoa solids
360g punnet strawberries
4 tablespoons Brandy or Kirsch
50g caster sugar
25g butter
2 tablespoons Sainsbury’s double cream

Method

1. Place the chocolate in a bowl & place over a pan of hot water to melt. Hull the strawberries & cut in half.

2. Heat a frying pan over a medium heat & add the strawberries & the Brandy or Kirsch. Cook for 30 seconds only, then remove from the heat. Light with a match and stand back. Once the flames have gone, remove the strawberries to a serving plate keeping the juices in the pan.

3. Put the frying pan back over the heat, add the sugar and butter, & stir together until the mixture begins to caramelise. Lastly add the cream & stir through.

4. Pour the sauce over the strawberries, drizzle over the melted chocolate, & serve immediately.

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