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each with a teaspoon of clementine curd and pipe or spoon meringue on the top to cover the curd. Use either a hot grill or a blow torch to brown the top of the meringue and serve.


Black Forest Shortbread Makes 12


For the filling:


1 tin of black cherries in syrup, drained


3 tablespoons (optional)


cherry brandy


500ml double cream 12 fresh cherries with stalks to decorate. For the shortbread: 175g unsalted butter softened 85g golden caster sugar 200g plain flour 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 100g chocolate chips, milk or dark


Method 1. Soak the tinned cherries in the cherry brandy. 2. To make the shortbread, cream the butter and sugar together with a


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wooden spoon. Sift in the flour and cocoa, mix well and then add the chocolate chips. Wrap the dough in cling film and chill for 1 hour. 3. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/ Gas 4). On a floured surface, roll out the dough until it is approximately 6mm thick. Using a 5cm round cutter, cut out 24 discs and transfer


to a baking tray lined with baking parchment. Bake for 10-12 minutes then cool on the tray. 4. Whip the cream to soft peaks. If you have one, put the cream into a piping bag with a star nozzle. 5. Drain the cherries. Taking one of the shortbreads, place a cherry in the centre and pipe or spoon a circle


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