- 150ml double cream
- 200g good-quality dark chocolate
Dark chocolate means the shiny, dark-reddish brown treat produced from the cacao bean, theobroma…
- 100ml strong coffee
- 4 tbsp brandy (optional)
Brandy is a distilled spirit made from virtually any fermented fruit or starchy vegetable.…
- vanilla ice cream, to serve
Put the cream in a saucepan over a medium heat and gently bring to the boil. Meanwhile, chop the chocolate into small pieces using a heavy knife and prepare the coffee.
Once the cream is just boiling, turn off the heat and throw in the chopped chocolate. Stir gently until completely smooth, then add the coffee and brandy (if using).
To serve, divide between 4 small bowls and add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to each.