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Chocolate Parfait with Drunken Cherries

The combination of chocolate and cherries in this rich, creamy dessert is explosively delicious. It is ideal for serving at a dinner party, as it can be made 24 hours in advance. Entertaining does not get any easier than this

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Instructions

  • 1. FOR THE CHERRIES
  • 2. Add cherries into a small saucepan
  • 3. Whisk together water, maple syrup, rum, tapioca starch and cinnamon and pour over the cherries. Cook over medium heat or until sauce thickens about 4 ā€“ 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool completely
  • 4. FOR THE PARFAIT
  • 5. Place chocolate and butter in a heat-safe bowl and place over boiling water until melted, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and stir in 2 tablespoons of whipping cream and 2 tablespoons of maple syrup, and then cool
  • 6. In a medium bowl add the balance of whipping cream, and whip until soft peaks form. Spoon 2 tablespoons of whipped cream to each of the 4 parfait glasses
  • 7. Slowly fold in chocolate mixture to the remainder of the whipped cream until you can't see white anymore, do not over mix
  • 8. Spoon equally chocolate cream over the whipped cream and top with chilled cherry sauce
  • 9. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until parfait is set
  • 10. NOTE: I have divided this dessert into 4 servings, but it can easily make 6- 8 servings by making smaller portions