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  • 1 cup strong coffee
  • 4 T rum or sherry (optional)
  • 1 x 200 g packet Boudoir biscuits
  • 250 g mascarpone
  • 250 g Woolworths crème fraîche
  • 3 T caster sugar
  • 2 t vanilla paste
  • 250 ml Woolworths long-life whipping cream, chilled and whipped
  • 150 g 48% chocolate drops , melted
  • 1 T cocoa powder

1. Mix the coffee and rum or sherry if using.

2. Dip each biscuit into the coffee mixture and pile onto a platter.

3. Beat together the mascarpone, crème fraîche, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Fold in the cream.

4. Spoon the mixture onto and spoon over the melted chocolate. Dust with cocoa just before serving.

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Videography: Romy Wilson 
Photography: Shavan Rahim
Food assistant: Lerato Motau

Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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