Red Tea Chocolate Ganache with Cinnamon and Plum Compote

  • Pour the boiling water over tea leaves and leave to infuse for two minutes. Strain in to a large saucepan and bring to the boil, discarding tea leaves. Add the sugar and cook for 1 minute.

  • For the Ganache:

  • Pour the boiling water over the tea leaves, cover and infuse for 2 minutes. Place the chocolate in a saucepan, then strain the hot tea over the chocolate, heat the saucepan on a medium-low heat then whisk until the chocolate has melted. Transfer to a container suitable for refrigerating, cool then chill for 2 hours or until set.

  • To serve, remove the chilled chocolate from the fridge. Dip a tablespoon or ice cream scoop in hot water and scoop out onto a plate. Serve with plum compote

  • For the Cinnamon Plum Compote:

  • Add plums and Cinnamon Sticks then simmer for 8-10 minutes until softened. Remove the plums, and simmer the cooking liquor until thickened, pour over plums and leave to cool, serve at room temperature.