Creamy choc ‘n’ nut syllabub with peanut brittle recipe

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serves: 6
Skill: medium
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 765 kCal 38%
Fat 59g 84%
  -  Saturates 31g 155%
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    • For the brittle

      1. Heat the sugar with 2tbsp water until dissolved. Add the peanuts and simmer until golden. Pour onto a lightly oiled, lined baking tray and leave to cool until hard.

      For the syllabub

      1. Gently melt the chocolate and peanut butter together in a heatproof bowl over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir briefly to combine and allow to cool slightly.
      2. Whisk the cream in a large bowl until thick, then whisk in the wine until soft peaks form. Fold in the chocolate and peanut mixture until marbled, then divide between 6 serving glasses. Crack the peanut brittle into shards and serve with the syllabub.

    Top tip for making Creamy choc ‘n’ nut syllabub with peanut brittle

    For an alternative pud, use this chocolatey mixture to fill ready-made sweet pastry cases.

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