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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Soak the chestnuts overnight.

Soak the chestnuts overnight.

Take off any remaining peel and put in a pot.

Take off any remaining peel and put in a pot.

Add the cocoa powder.

Add the cocoa powder.

Put in the sugar.

Put in the sugar.

Add the rind of a tangerine.

Add the rind of a tangerine.

Put in the mixed spice.

Put in the mixed spice.

Add the cloves.

Add the cloves.

Pour in the water.

Pour in the water.

Put on a moderate heat till it starts boiling.

Put on a moderate heat till it starts boiling.

Reduce the heat and simmer for about 50 minutes or until the chestnuts are tender.  If necessary add some boiling water.

Reduce the heat and simmer for about 50 minutes or until the chestnuts are tender. If necessary add some boiling water.

Generally it is served in mugs or small bowls and always piping hot.

Generally it is served in mugs or small bowls and always piping hot.

  • 250.0g dried chestnuts
  • 1.0Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2.0Tbsp sugar
  • 1.0 rind of a tangerine
  • 0.0tsp mixed spice
  • 12.0 whole cloves