• 200g cherries, stoned
  • 3 tbsp cherry jam
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 100g 70% dark chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 4 large meringues
  • 150ml whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp kirsch
  • 2 tsp runny honey


  • STEP 1

    Put the cherries, jam, cornflour and 3 tbsp of water into a pan, mix well and cook over a low heat until the cherries are saucy and softened, then leave to cool.

  • STEP 2

    Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, or in short bursts in a microwave.

  • STEP 3

    Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then dip in the top of the meringues. Leave to set.

  • STEP 4

    Whip the cream until thickened, then fold in the yogurt, kirsch and honey.

  • STEP 5

    Put a meringue on each plate, and spoon over the boozy cream and cherries.


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