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Pear and chocolate gateau

Pear and chocolate gateau

Serves 4
30 min
Cooking time: 35 min

100g chocolate
10g cocoa powder
90g butter
100g caster sugar
3 eggs
50g fresh chestnuts, shelled and chopped.
Extra cocoa powder for dusting.

3 firm conference pears, peeled, halved and cored
50g caramelized pear jelly (or substitue pear preserve)
3 iced chestnuts, chopped (available from delicatessens)
1 vanilla pod
100ml single cream
200ml whole milk
The juice of 1/2 a lemon
140g dark chocolate, broken into pieces

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Sarah Horrocks
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