Chocolate Truffle Gateau with Black Cherries and White Chocolate Sauce

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

This fabulous dessert is by Jeff Bland, executive head chef of the Balmoral Hotel, Princes Street, Edinburgh

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. ----For the gateau----.
  2. Place sponge cake in flan ring (7 inch x 1. 5 inch) and flavour with spirit or liqueur.
  3. Place cherries on sponge.
  4. Melt dark chocolate in a bowl over boiling water and fold melted chocolate into whipped cream and pour over cherries.
  5. Transfer gateau to fridge (two hours) or freezer (30 minutes) to set.
  6. ----For the sauce----.
  7. Melt together the white chocolate and the water then pour over gateau to serve.

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