New from Country Range: Christmas 2018

Christmas is all about decadence and indulgence, and, whilst enjoying the festivities, diners are much more likely to treat themselves to a dessert.

According to new research from Dr Oetker, 78% of consumers would like to see more exciting desserts available on menus and this increases to 86% amongst 25-44 year olds, so it’s worth giving your pudding menu a makeover.

MCA’s Menu and Food Trends report 2018 reveals ice cream and cheesecake have lost popularity as consumers opt for cake, brownies, crumble and pie. In fact, cheesecake and cake make up the top three desserts.

But creating your own eye-catching cakes and desserts can be both challenging and time-consuming, so Country Range has done all of the hard work for you by launching four fabulous sweet treats in time for the festive season…

Country Range Frozen Black Cherry and Cream Roulade

Chocolate sponge and juicy dark cherries are a match made in heaven in this retro-inspired take on a Black Forest Gateau. Chocolate sponge is spread with fruit jam and stabilised whipped cream then sprinkled with dark cherries, before being rolled and covered with chocolate icing and snow dusting. White chocolate shavings add a premium finishing touch.

  • Pack size: 1 x 14 Pre-portioned

Country Range Premium Frozen Mint Chocolate Shard Cake

Mint and chocolate are a classic Christmas combination, offering diners a luxuriously decadent treat. Our stunning new shard cake features white and dark chocolate peppermint mousse on chocolate sponge decorated with a mirror glaze and chocolate shards

  • Pack size: 1 x 14 Pre-portioned

Country Range Frozen Raspberry, Prosecco and Milk Chocolate Roulade

The adult population can’t get enough of Prosecco at the moment – so this fizzy little number is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The meringue is smothered in Prosecco raspberry jam filling, fresh cream and raspberries before being rolled then drizzled with milk chocolate.

  • Pack size: 2 x 635g (recommended portions: 10 per roulade)

Country Range Frozen Toffee and Pecan Roulade

For a real showstopper, try our flavour-packed Toffee and Pecan Roulade.

Delectably fluffy, it has been lovingly created by spreading toffee filling and fresh cream on a meringue sheet before sprinkling with pecan pieces and rolled.

  • Pack size: 2 x 625kg (recommended portions: 10 per roulade)

>> Click here to read the rest of the Nov / Dec 2018 issue of the Stir it up magazine <<

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