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Scoop into these Dessert recipes to celebrate the day of love


Valentine’s Day is that the perfect excuse to point out your loved ones just what proportion you care. If you're preparing a surprise dinner for your partner, there's nothing better for dessert than chocolate. you'll try these chocolate dessert recipes to form Your Valentine’s Day special! Here Del Monte brings the recipes which your partner will surely love.





Prune and Chocolate Soufflé










Total Time: Under 30 mins
Servings: 4



Ingredients –

½ cup, Del Monte Pitted Prunes
100 grams, bittersweet chocolate , melted
4, large egg whites
1, egg yolk
4 tablespoons + extra, sugar
Butter for greasing
Pinch of Salt
Method -

Preheat the oven at 190 degrees centigrade. Grease the ramekins well with butter and coat it everywhere with sugar.
Puree the prunes with 2 tablespoons of water.
Mix the puree with melted chocolate. Add ingredient and blend well.
In a large bowl, add egg whites and salt. Beat until the egg whites start getting stiff. Add sugar 1 tablespoon at a time and beat well until the albumen forms a stiff glossy peak.
Add 1/3 of the beaten egg whites to the prune-chocolate mixture and blend . Add the remaining egg whites in 2 batches into the prune-chocolate mixture and blend .
Now, scoop the soufflé mixture into greased and coated ramekins up to the highest . Level it with the assistance of a at spatula.
Bake the soufflé mixture for 20 minutes or until its risen well. Once done, sprinkle powdered sugar and serve warm.


Coconut Cranberry fudge










Total Time: under 15 mins
Servings: 18 bite-sized squares



Ingredients-

400gram milk
300gram chocolate
100gram desiccated coconut
130gram Del Monte Dried Cranberries
50gram dried almonds, finely sliced
pinch of salt


Method –

Layer a baking pan or any square pan with parchment paper. Leave enough extra paper on the sting in order that you'll pull the fudge out once set
In a pan, spread the desiccated coconut and toast until golden brown
In a saucepan, pour milk along side finely chopped chocolate
at a medium heat cook the milk until the chocolate melts. Keep stirring to avoid it from burning

Once done, cut the warmth and blend toasted coconut, salt along almond and cranberries
Give a stir and pour the mixture to the prepared pan.
Allow it to refrigerate for 4 hrs or overnight to line
Once set, cut in bite size and store it in an airtight jar within the refrigerator.


Prune cake






Total Time: 60 mins

Ingredients-

2 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg, beaten
6 tbsp butter (90g), dig cubes
1 ¼ cup of boiling water
1/3 Cup dark sugar
1 tsp leaven
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 Cup chopped Del Monte Pitted Prunes
1/2 Cup chopped bittersweet chocolate
Method -

Grease a 9 inch round cake tin with butter and line the bottom with parchment paper. Preheat your oven to 170 degree Centigrade .
In a medium bowl, combine prunes, butter and boiling water, mix nicely. Let it stand at temperature until its cools.
Sift flour, leaven bicarbonate of soda and salt during a large bowl. With a wire whisk, stir sugar in.
Once the date and water mixture reaches temperature , stir in beaten egg but confirm water isn't hot else egg will get poached.
Stir wet ingredients into the flour mixture and blend with spatula just until the flour is moistened and no lumps of flour remain within the batter.
Add the chocolate and blend nicely.
Pour batter into the prepared tin. Bake for about 1 hour or until the toothpick inserted within the centre comes out clean.
Cool the cake on a wire rack at temperature before covering with the chocolate ganache or serve it a bit like that.

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