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  • 250ml fruity red wine

  • 2 cloves

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 1 vanilla pod

  • half a teaspoon of freshly grated nutmeg

  • 2 blades of mace

  • 2 large pieces of orange zest

  • 400g 70% dark chocolate

  • Cinnamon crust

  • 100g plain flour

  • 75g soft butter

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 50g demerara sugar


  • 1.

    Take the wine and all the spices including the orange zest and place in a saucepan. Bring to the simmer for two minutes and allow the spices to infuse.

  • 2.

    Now strain the mulled wine onto the chocolate and whisk well until smooth.

  • 3.

    Pour into shot glasses, ramekins or wine glasses. Chill.

  • To make the cinnamon crust:

  • 1.

    Rub the three ingredients together until they resemble large breadcrumbs.

  • 2.

    Place on to a baking tray and bake at 175c until golden. Cool and place two teaspoons of crust on to each chocolate pot and serve.

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