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List of ingredients for Chocolate, fig and rum mattonella

* 100g Dried Figs, stalks removed
* 100ml Dark rum (or enough to cover the figs)
* 250g Dark chocolate, broken into small squares
* 125g dark Sugar
* 50g of Butter
* 100ml Whipping cream
* 125g plain or spiced biscuits, coarsely chopped
====To finish====

* 250ml Whipping cream
* 2 tablespoons Icing sugar
* Ground cinnamon or Cocoa

* Place the Figs in a bowl and add enough Rum to cover (see '''Variations''' below)
* Leave for at least 30 minutes to Marinate.
* Drain thoroughly, chop into small pieces and reserve.
* In a fresh bowl, over a Saucepan of water, melt the Chocolate with the Sugar and Butter.
* Remove from the heat, add the Cream, Figs and biscuits.
* Pour the mixture into a loaf tin which had been lined with Foil or Bake-O-Glide.
* Smooth it out and Refrigerate for several hours.
* Just before serving, cut the Mattonella into slices and put 2 slices on each plate.
* Whip the Cream with the Icing sugar and pipe some shapes onto the plates.
* Sprinkle the Cream with a little Ground cinnamon or Cocoa powder.


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