Serves 4

Chocolate and fruit go very well together, even better when combined in one of the simplest desserts ever!


  • 100g good quality dark chocolate broken into pieces (try Beaulieu Chocolate studio)
  • 284ml carton double cream
  • 550g summer fruits – use one or a mixture – strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, cherries all work well.
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar


  1. Warm the cream in medium saucepan until steaming.
  2. Remove from the stove add the chocolate and stir until melted.
  3. Add the sugar and most of the fruit and stir gently.
  4. Spoon into 4 glasses, ramekins or cups and refrigerate until needed.
  5. Top with rest of the fruit and dust with icing sugar.