Caramelised chestnut and chocolate fondue

Makes 10

Preparation time less than 30 mins

Cooking time 10 to 30 mins

For the caramelised chestnuts
100g/3½oz caster sugar
150g/5½oz roasted chestnuts
½ lemon, juice only
butter, for greasing
For the fondue
100g/3½oz chocolate, melted
1. For the caramelised chestnuts, heat the sugar in a frying pan over a gentle heat, until the sugar has melted to create a smooth caramel. Add the chestnuts to the caramel and mix well to coat them. Then pour in the lemon juice and mix well. Then pour the mixture onto a greased non-stick baking sheet.
2. Thread ten chestnuts onto ten cocktail sticks.
3. To serve, place the chestnuts onto a clean plate and place the melted chocolate in a small bowl alongside.

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