Chocolate & almond parfait

Chocolate & almond parfait

A rich and decadent dessert that can be made the day before Valentine's Day, giving you more time to enjoy yourself.

By , 21 September 2015
Chocolate & almond parfait
  • Ready in: 200 mins
  • Serves: 2
  • Price: £1.40 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 106g serving contains
  • Fat 30.5
  • Sat Fat 15.2
  • Sugar 18.8
  • Salt 0.1
  • Cals 385
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1521kJ/363kcal.
  • 25g Extra Special Dark Cooking Chocolate
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • 25g icing sugar
  • 75ml double cream
  • Few drops vanilla extract
  • 8 whole almonds, lightly toasted and chopped
  • Extra Special Almond Thin Biscuits
  • Chocolate sauce, to serve
  • Raspberries, to serve
  • Line 2 ramekins with cling film. Melt the chocolate and set aside.

  • Whisk the egg white until stiff. Add the icing sugar a teaspoon at a time (whisking between each addition, until stiff again).

  • Whisk the cream and vanilla until the cream starts to hold its shape. Stir in the yolk, chocolate and nuts until evenly blended.

  • Fold in the egg white and divide between the ramekins. If you have any mixture leftover, make an extra one. Freeze the ramekins for at least 3 hours.

  • Turn out and serve with almond thins, chocolate sauce and raspberries.