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Weekend Recipe

Undated Handout Photo of CHOCOLATE FRIDGE CAKE, from Jane Asher's Kitchen Beautiful Baking, published by Simon & Schuster, photos by Sam Bailey. Available from Poundland. See PA Feature FOOD Asher. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Sam Bailey/Simon & Schuster. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FOOD Asher. NNL-140805-124518001

Undated Handout Photo of CHOCOLATE FRIDGE CAKE, from Jane Asher's Kitchen Beautiful Baking, published by Simon & Schuster, photos by Sam Bailey. Available from Poundland. See PA Feature FOOD Asher. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Sam Bailey/Simon & Schuster. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FOOD Asher. NNL-140805-124518001

Ingredients:

350g dark chocolate drops

125g butter

2tbsp golden syrup

450g cake crumbs (any leftovers, even stale, will do)

4tbsp brandy

225g crushed digestive biscuits

50g glace cherries

Icing sugar, to serve

Method:

Grease and line an eight-inch square or rectangular tray bake tin.

Put the chocolate, butter and golden syrup into a large, heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water, stirring occasionally until all is melted together (or melt it in the microwave).

Take the pan off the heat and stir in all the other ingredients.

Turn the mix into the prepared tin and chill until set (about two to three hours).

Cut into nine or 16 squares, then dust the tops with sieved icing sugar.

 

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