- 500g dried chestnuts
- Rind of 1 orange, in strips
- Rind of 2 tangerines, in strips
- 3 tblsp cocoa powder
- 100g dark chocolate (60% minimum cocoa)
- 5tblsp brown sugar
- 1 tsp ground cloves
- 1 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1 tsp ground mixed spice
Leave the chestnuts to soak in cold water for 2 hours. Wash well and place in a saucepan covering them with cold water. Boil until slightly tender.
Add all the remaining ingredients, stir gently to dissolve the chocolate and cook on low heat until the chestnuts are soft. Serve warm.