Christmas cake & brandy parfait
Make this delicious Christmas cake and brandy parfait in just 15 minutes and then put it in the freezer overnight. Easy!
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Freezing time: overnight
What you need:
- 397g can Carnation condensed milk
- 450 ml (3/4 pt) single cream
- 200 ml carton crème fraiche
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 3 tbsp brandy
- 450g (1 Ib) Christmas cake, crumbled
- Cranberry compote to finish (optional)
What you do:
- Line a 900g (2 Ib) pudding basin with a double layer of cling film.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the condensed milk, cream, crème fraiche, vanilla extract and brandy until smooth and creamy.
- Pour the mixture into a shallow plastic box and freeze until slushy (2-3 hours).
- Beat with a fork, and then stir in the crumbled Christmas cake.
- Pour into the pudding basin, cover and freeze overnight.
- When ready serve, turn out the parfait onto a serving plate and remove the cling film.
- Accompany with a spoonful of cranberry compote: fresh cranberries simmered until sticky in a syrup of sugar and water.
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