This is a delicious and easy dessert that the kids will love. It’s by Barney one of the 2014 Junior Masterchef finalists.
Unslated butter for greasing
4 all butter pain au chocolat, cut into 1cm thick slices
25g dark chocolate broken into pieces
400ml almond milk
50g caster sugar
few drops almond essence
300ml double cream
50g icing sugar
few drops of almond essence
1. Preheat the oven to 180 / gas mark 4. Lightly grease a 1 litre baking dish and layer p the slices pain au chocolat inside. Scatter over the dark chocolate.
2. Whisk together the almond milk, caster sugar, eggs and almond essence. Pour over the pain au chocolat anleave to soak for up to 30 minutes.
3. Bake for 25-30 minutes until well risen and golden. Meanwhile whisk the double vream to form soft peaks. Fold int he icing sugar and almond essence. Serve the pudding with the whipped almond cream.