Yes it really does serve ten, it is so rich! A recipe created for Divine by the queen of cakes, Mary Berry.
  • 7oz Divine Bittersweet Baking Bar
  • 4oz baking sugar
  • 8 tablespoons water
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
To Decorate
  • A little icing sugar, sifted
  • 12 large strawberries, sliced
  • A little half & half
  • 1.75 oz grated Divine 70% Dark Chocolate (optional)
Cook's Tip:
  • If you do not have a spring-form tin, spoon the mixture into a freezer-safe shallow dish, cover with clingfilm, then freeze.
  • After thawing for 20 mins the chocolate will be ready to spoon onto serving plates and be decorated with strawberries.
  • You can make half the quantity if you prefer, or simply cut off and thaw the amount you wish to serve and leave the rest in the freezer.


A 8” loose-bottomed or spring-form tin, oiled and lined with clingfilm.


1. Break the chocolate into sections and drop into a processor.  Process for 1 minute or until just a few pieces remain in the otherwise powdery chocolate.  Alternatively, you can finely grate the chocolate.

2. Measure the sugar and 6tbsps water into a small pan and heat gently over a low heat, until the sugar has dissolved, stirring occasionally.  

3. Turn up the heat and boil briskly for 3-4 mins till it becomes a thin syrup.  

4. Set the processor running and pour in the hot syrup through the funnel on to the chocolate so it melts and becomes liquid.  

5. Add 2 tbsps boiling water.  

6. Next, add the egg yolks and process for a few seconds before adding the brandy.  If you are not using a processor, beat the ingredients together.

7. In a separate bowl beat the cream to a soft floppy consistency then fold in the chocolate mixture.  Spread in the prepared tin, levelling the top with the back of a spoon, then cover with clingfilm and transfer to the freezer for a minimum of 4 hours to freeze.

8. To serve, remove from the freezer, release from tin and transfer to a plate. Decorate. Allow to soften a little and serve about 10-15 mins after coming out of the freezer.

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