Puddings and Treats

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    June 12, 2011 11:12 PM BST

    Cheat's Pudding
    Pack choc chip cookies
    Double cream, whipped quite thickly
    Sweet sherry
    Pour a little sherry into a ramekin or saucer. Dunk a cookie in it, flat down. Turn over and dunk again. Place on a piece of foil big enough to wrap round the packet of cookies. Put a small dollop of cream on top of the cookie. Double-dunk another cookie in the sherry and press onto the dollop until the cream reaches the edge. You should now have a neat little cookie and cream sandwich. Add another dollop of cream on top and then another soaked cookie. Continue alternating cream and drunken cookies until you run out of cream or cookies. You may need to top up the sherry as you go.
    Turn the stack onto its side when finished (or sooner if it becomes unstable) and gently roll the foil around it, sealing it lightly. Place in the fridge for an hour or two, then eat. Serve with strawberries if you want to be healthy.
    You could use sweet Madeira instead of sherry if you want to be posh, or Marsala and coffee for a mock tiramisu stack.