“Choc-o-Block Stanley”

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      1 hr 10

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By Andrew Pern

Published 2008

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I’ve adapted this recipe from one by the McCoy brothers from a Yorkshire landmark, The Cleveland Tontine at Staddlebridge. This is a rich, decadent pudding, totally over the top, not unlike the brothers themselves. It is drenched in Tia Maria and served with a soothing coffee bean sauce. Stanley, by the way, was the regular paper ‘boy’, or rather old boy, who each evening asked “Are you busy?” “Oh yes, Stanley, We’re chock a block!” was always the answer regardless of the s