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.

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