Recipe for Brown Velvet Dessert

Prep Time:

15 minutes
A wonderful stand-by dessert idea, for a party or for taking to a function. Guests will love it and beg you for the recipe!

Ingredients(Serves: 6)

  • 60 g SPAR full-fat margarine
  • 45 ml corn-flour
  • 500 ml SPAR full-cream milk
  • 50 ml SPAR light brown sugar
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 2 ml cream of tartar
  • 2 large SPAR eggs, beaten
  • 25 ml brandy
  • 250 ml SPAR fresh cream
  • 1 Flake chocolate

Method

  1. Break the biscuits into the base of a dessert dish
  2. Cook a basic white sauce using the margarine, corn flour and milk.
  3. Bring to the boil briefly, then stir in the sugar and essence.
  4. Remove the pot off the heat and slowly mix in the egg, stirring in well.
  5. Lastly stir in the brandy.
  6. Pour this velvety smooth sauce over the biscuits and refrigerate once it has cooled down slightly at room temperature.
  7. When it has firmed up considerably, cover with stiffly whipped cream and crumble the chocolate over. Serve chilled.

Hints and Tips

The cream of tartar gives substance and emphasises the creaminess of a sauce such as this.

Save for later

Email this recipe's ingredients

Share on facebook

  • A beautiful pork dish for a special occasion. This is bound to impress and is worth the effort!
  • A healthy and delicious start to the day. This silky smooth drink is packed with vitamins and energy.
  • A deliciously spicy tea bread that looks, smells and tastes great. Serve with your favourite jam.
  • Take a pack of chicken breast fillet strips, and turn them into a delicious one pan meal for your family tonight!
  • Bread takes the place of pastry for these spicy chicken pies which are a great alternative to sandwiches in a school lunchbox.
  • A lightning fast meal that looks and tastes like it took more than the 15 minutes you'll spend preparing it!
  • These puffy, golden rings are awesome with grilled steak, but equally a treat enjoyed by themselves with a cold beer.
  • Easter and roast lamb have a close association. Here is a quick and easy way to serve lamb if you don’t have the inclination to prepare a roast with all the accompaniments.
  • This sweetened butternut side-dish is unique, easy to prepare, and perfect as a spit-braai accompanying vegetable. The recipe is intended for a large group but the quantities can be scaled down to suit fewer people.
  • Next time you have a braai, why not try a new vegetable side-dish, requiring minimal effort? So good with steak and wors!
  • A delightfully different savoury tart, with a distinctly South African flavour and easy press-out pastry too!
  • Make your Mom feel really special with this luxurious breakfast in bed, crammed with smoked salmon and creamy cheese sauce. It's so easy that kids can assemble it themselves.
  • Make this warming, hearty soup in no time using handy, ready prepared vegetables and instant noodles.
  • Looking for a great dessert in a flash? With Freshline, ready made meringue nests and SPAR chocolate custard, you can whip up these beauties in no time.
  • Freshline's chocolate-flavoured hot-cross buns make a great base for a fun family dessert this Easter.
  • Grilled butternut stuffed with feta, bacon and vegetables and topped with bubbly mozzarella. Omit the bacon for a vegetarian option.
  • An all-in-one dish based on both traditional Stroganoff and potato bake recipes, providing a convenient, warming family meal.
  • Why not add this new egg-less bake to your platters of bite-size cakes and sweetmeats this Diwali?
  • Give your family a regular boost of Vitamin C, to help them ward off cold and flu bugs this season. There's nothing quite like the taste of freshly squeezed fruit juice.
  • A perfect welcome non-alcoholic cocktail for a summer afternoon party.
  • Coconut infused pancakes filled with a tender, green chicken curry. Serve this as a special lunch or a different dinner option.
  • Prepare your gammon and include these spiced apples on the side during the roasting time; a perfect partner to the pork.
  • Ask your SPAR butcher to bone a thick rib pork roast, for you to stuff and transform into a meal fit for a King!
  • Served as a warm pre-dinner snack with drinks, or as an accompaniment to a creamy vegetable soup, this gives pizza a whole new look!
  • A South African favourite! Rusks make a wonderful early morning snack or any time treat to go with tea, coffee or hot chocolate.
  • National Braai' Day gives you a perfect reason to serve jugs of ice-cold homemade ginger beer.
  • Involve the whole family in preparing trays of eggless biscuits, to share with family, friends and colleagues during Diwali.
  • Rich and creamy, coffee flavoured ice cream encrusted with buttered pecans. Your guests won't believe you made it yourself!
  • For Mother’s Day as a children’s gift from the kitchen, wrapped with a new mug and several Cappuccino sachets, or “just because”, these are great for stirring into mugs of coffee this winter.
  • A frozen version of a chocolate log, filled with a decadent cream cheese, fig, ginger and pecan semifreddo style filling, smothered in chocolate ganache.

Have you tried this recipe?

Comments