Chocolate torte with Chantilly cream, blueberries and orange syrup

Chocolate torte with Chantilly cream, blueberries and orange syrup by David Henry, head chef at The Clubhouse at Rockliffe Hall

Serves 4-6

For the torte mix

250g Dark chocolate, 250g Milk chocolate, 300ml Milk, 500ml Double cream1. Place the chocolate in a large, heat-proof bowl2. Warm the milk and half the double cream and pour over the chocolate3. Whip the remaining cream and fold into the chocolate

For the biscuit base


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2 packets Digestive biscuits (crushed), 150g Butter (melted), 100ml Golden syrup1. Mix the biscuits with the melted butter and syrup. Put in metal rings and chill until set2. Pour the chocolate mix over and chill againFor the orange syrup250ml orange juice, 250ml caster sugarPut the orange in a pan with the sugar and bring to the boil, reduce by half.

For the Chantilly cream

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250ml Double cream, Half a vanilla pod, 100g caster sugar1. Put the cream, sugar and vanilla in a bowl2. Whisk until they form firm peaks. To finish blueberries, to garnish

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