Black Forest Gateau Pots

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Well, this week Mr Chef found mascarpone cheese on offer at the supermarket, so of course he bought more mascarpone cheese than any family has a right to eat. He made a (delicious) cheesecake and I decided to whip up some individual black forest gateau pots.

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I tried a recipe that used grated beetroot for the cake, and it was lovely and moist. I layered it with a mascarpone and double cream mixture, and topped each pot with cherries and grated dark chocolate.

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I made three of these pots, but in fairness the quantities would have done for six smaller ones. I need to remember that not everyone can stomach as much gateau as me at one sitting!

Make it!

Cake recipe for Purple Forest Gateau from The Great British Bake Off: Celebrations (half the quantities).

Cream filling recipe from The Great British Bake Off: Celebrations (full quantities).

Tinned cherries (if fresh not available) and grated dark chocolate.

 

 

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