What is effortless?

Easy on the eye and simple to make, thanks to shop-bought ingredients and no fiddly techniques. These recipes can be made ahead or require 30 mins or less of prep – they’re go-to ideas for entertaining special guests.

Whip up these effortless raspberry chocolate pots, then check out our s'mores chocolate pots, salted caramel chocolate pots, chocolate gateau with raspberries and more dessert recipes. Chocolate pots are ideal for including on a dessert board.


  • 400ml double cream
  • 100g dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 6 raspberries, plus extra to serve


  • STEP 1

    Heat the double cream in a small pan until steaming. Put the chocolate in a bowl, pour over the cream and whisk
    until smooth and the chocolate has completely melted.

  • STEP 2

    Add 6 raspberries each to the bottom of four ramekins and pour over the chocolate mixture. Leave to chill for 2 hrs or cover and leave for up to 24 hrs.

  • STEP 3

    Serve with more raspberries and a dusting of icing sugar.

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