Best Summer Weekends Cookbook

by Jane Rodmell

Published by Cottage Life Books

352 pages, 2004


Chocolate Raspberry Terrine

From Best Simmer Weekends by Jane Rodmell


Each bite of this frozen dessert combines rich, creamy chocolate flavor and the intense fruity taste of ripe raspberries.

6 oz/170 g bittersweet chocolate

1 cup/250 ml cream cheese, at room temperature

1/2 cup/125 ml icing sugar

2 cups/500 ml fresh raspberries

Raspberry Syrup (page 305)


1. roughly chop or shave the chocolate. Place in a bowl set over a pot of simmering water until chocolate is just melted, stirring occasionally.

2. Soften the cream cheese with a rubber spatula. Add sugar and melted chocolate. Stir until well combined and smooth. Gently fold in 1 cup (250 ml) of raspberries.

3. Spoon mixture into an 8-1/2"x4-1/2" (1.5-L) loaf pan lined with plastic wrap or, for individual servings, scoop by 1/4 cup (60-ml) measures into medium-sized muffin papers. Drizzle each serving with Raspberry syrup and garnish with remaining raspberries.

Makes 10-12 servings.