Rich Fruit Cake and Cheese Dessert

Paul Bloxham gives an intriguing twist to an old tradition by topping delicious fruitcake slices with sliced blue cheese and grilling briefly before serving
By Paul Bloxham
Rich Fruit Cake and Cheese Dessert
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 1 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 1 rich fruit cake
  • 400 g creamy blue cheese, such as cashel blue, Oxford blue, Devon blue


1. Preheat the grill.

2. Slice the cake. Cut an equal number of cheese slices.

3. Top each cake slice with a slice of blue cheese and place under the hot grill for 1 minute until the cheese has melted.

4. Serve warm with a glass of dessert wine.

Wine recommendation: Brown Brothers Muscat.
This recipe appeared on Great Food Live on 9/11/06.

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