Vodka Chocolate Ganache with Fruit Sauce

Check it fellas. Vodka in a dessert. Two seemingly “feminine” things. But whip one of these bad boys out on your lunch break and all will be jealous. They just won’t show it.

The Guesscipe Book



Those of you familiar with The Guesscipe Book will know of my ethos of the artful approximation and personalised adaptation of recipes.  That’s why I keep them vague and suggest alternatives where possible.  I don’t like baking.  I respect it, and I respect those who do it.  However, the careful attention and borderline scientific skill it requires just isn’t for me.  That is why there are no Guesscipe desserts.

Until now.  This one felt right.  I do hope you enjoy it.  Use whatever fruit flavour you like to put with chocolate – orange, strawberry, raspberry etc.


  • Dark Chocolate (a large bar, approx 4 ounces)
  • Vodka
  • Cream (double or single, WITH the vodka this should be around half a pint)
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Fruit (fresh or tinned)
  • Corn Flour


The Ganache

  1. By either smashing or slicing, break your chocolate into pretty darn small shavings (this is important for the…

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