Chocolate & Cherry Fudge

The perfect partners, this chocolate and cherry fudge is unbelievably easy to make, and also makes a perfect homemade gift.


  • 250g dark chocolate
  • 25g butter
  • 30g dried sour cherries
  • 150g caramel or dulce de leche


  1. Line a 18cm brownie tin (or similar) with cling film. 
  2. Pour some freshly boiled water into a saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer. Place a heatproof bowl on top of the saucepan, and add the chocolate and butter to the bowl. Stir gently until everything has melted. 
  3. Add in the sour cherries along with the caramel, and mix everything together. Pour your chocolately mixture into your prepared tin.
  4. Chill in the fridge for around 1 hour until it has set, then turn it out onto a board and remove the cling film. Chop into squares and serve.

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