Poached peaches in sugar syrup with chocolate sauce

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A quick recipe using dark chocolate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 4 whole large peaches (peeled)
  • 100g dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 150ml pouring cream
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Method

Stir 1 cup caster sugar and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Add 4 whole large peaches (peeled) and simmer for 3-5 minutes, depending on ripeness, or until tender when pierced with a skewer. Remove peaches and cool. Stir 100g dark chocolate (chopped) and 150ml pouring cream in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water until chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove from heat and add 2 tbsp sugar, 2 tbsp butter (chopped) and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and stir until smooth and glossy. Cool slightly. Pour a little of the cooking juices over peaches and drizzle with chocolate sauce.

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  • Main Ingredients - Chocolate
  • Cuisine - French
  • Course - Dessert

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