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Luxurious Chocolate and Orange Soup

This recipe comes from John Benson-Smith.

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This is very rich but perfect as a tiny dessert and can be served either warm or cold.


300ml fresh orange juice
25g caster sugar
5 fresh mint leaves
100g dark chocolate broken into pieces

Sprig of fresh mint

  • Place the orange juice, sugar and torn mint leaves into a pan and bring to the boil over a low heat so that the mint can infuse
  • Pour this mixture onto the chocolate and whisk until all the chocolate has melted.
  • Pass the mixture through a fine strainer into a jug.

To Serve:

  • Pour into a coffee cup and saucer and garnish with a sprig of mint.

Serves 4

John Benson-Smith