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Cherry, Chocolate and Marshmallo­w Fridge Cake


Course: sweet treat Makes: 10 portions Prep: 15 mins Cook: 0 mins

200 g (7 oz) dark chocolate

100 g (3½ oz) butter

1 tbs Opies Stem Ginger syrup (from the jar)

200 g (7 oz) digestive biscuits

1 jar Opies Cocktail Cherries, drained and halved

100 g (3½ oz) mini marshmallo­ws

2 pieces of Opies Stem Ginger, sliced finely

2 pieces of Opies Crystallis­ed Ginger, sliced finely

1 Line a standard loaf tin with cling film, making sure to leave an overhang so you can easily remove the cake.

2 In a bowl, break the chocolate,

add the butter and the reserved ginger syrup. Microwave on low power. Stir every 20 seconds until the chocolate and butter have melted. Leave to one side.

3 In a mixing bowl, break the digestive biscuits into large chunks. Then add the cherries, marshmallo­ws and stem and crystallis­ed ginger slices.

4 Pour over the chocolate and mix well.

5 Spoon the mixture into the prepared loaf tin and press down gently. Pop into the fridge for a couple of hours to set.

6 Once set, lift out the cake from the tin using the overhang of cling film. Slice and serve.

7 This will keep in the fridge for up to one week in an airtight container.

 ?? ?? Try ginger nut biscuits as a great alternativ­e to
Try ginger nut biscuits as a great alternativ­e to digestives.

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