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Dessert: Chocolate and Cherry Mug

5 from 2 votes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 162 kcal


  • 400 ml Milk
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 150 ml Cream
  • 0,5 Tonka beans
  • 0,5 glass Cherries Morello cherries
  • 1 tbsp Homemade vanilla sugar
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Zirons, here the juice
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch - NO MOONAMINE
  • Chocolate shavings
  • 1 packet Custard powder, chocolate


  • Boil the pudding according to the instructions with only 400 ml milk and let it cool. Stir every now and then so that no skin forms.
  • Whip the cream, rub in the tonka bean and stir into the pudding.
  • Remove three tablespoons from the cherry juice. Bring the morello cherries to the boil in a saucepan, stir in the lemon juice, sugar and vanilla sugar.
  • Mix the cornstarch with the cherry juice until smooth and add this mixture to the boiling cherries. Bring to the boil and then cool.
  • In a dessert glass, first layer a spoonful of cherries, then pudding, again cherries and finally pudding again. Chill for another hour. Decorate with a cherry and the chocolate shavings.
  • In response to several inquiries, the explanation why there was no Mondamin. Mondamin is corn starch and makes grits or cake fillings cloudy. That doesn't happen with potato flour.


Serving: 100gCalories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 19.1gProtein: 2.6gFat: 8.3g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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