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Chocolate and Baileys Cream Pots
Undeniably rich and indulgent, this dessert is perfect served in a shot glass, perhaps alongside one filled with Lemon Cream (recipe to follow!).

Makes 6 large desserts or 12 small ones.

Ingredients

140g dark chocolate
140ml whipping cream
5 tbs Baileys or Irish Cream Liqueur
250g Mascarpone cheese
140g glucose syrup
Chocolate shavings, to decorate

Method

Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of boiling water.
Once smooth, add the glucose syrup and stir.
In a separate bowl, whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks.
Stir in the Baileys and Mascarpone cheese.
Add a tablespoon of the cream mixture to the melted chocolate.
Then combine the remainder of the cream mix with the chocolate mix and stir until thoroughly combined.
Transfer to individual serving dishes and chill.

I like to serve it in shot glasses, and is particularly lovely served with a shot glass filled with lemon cream along with a shortbread finger.

This recipe was taken from 'In the Galley with Graham, recipes used on Tenacious' (Samways, Appleby & Bacon).
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