Sweet Chocolate Heart Dessert
Even the least romantic people in the world would appreciate the love that has gone into making this sweet chocolate heart dessert. I know, ‘cos I’m one of them and if someone made one for me, I would love them forever!
We are seeing romance everywhere at the moment, even the birds are actively flirting with one another. A sure sign that spring is on its way. Which got me thinking that there must be something I can create using the heart shaped chocolate mould at the back of a cupboard. Even if it’s not pink.
At Christmas I had some success making caramel filled chocolates and wanted to use the same idea, but adapt it to create a dessert of sorts.
Can anyone remember the dessert Arctic roll? For anyone who doesn’t know what an arctic roll is, it’s a thin layer of vanilla sponge with a layer of pink jam (I can’t remember if it was strawberry or raspberry) wrapped around a log of vanilla ice cream. We didn’t have them often as Mum liked to bake, but when we did it was a proper treat.
Thinking about the Arctic roll and the chocolates I made at Christmas I came up with the idea of making a chocolate heart with a vanilla ice cream, caramel and sponge centre. So off to the kitchen I went…
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