Chestnut Dessert Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCourse


 Chestnuts/12 ounce canned chestnut puree1 1⁄2 Pound, shells nicked (750 gram)
 Butter1 1⁄2 Ounce (40 gram)
 Caster sugar3 Ounce (75 gram)
 Bitter chocolate4 Ounce (100 gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2935 Calories from Fat 747

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 84 g129%

Saturated Fat 45.3 g226.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 100.5 mg

Sodium 48.1 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 516 g171.9%

Dietary Fiber 42.8 g171.1%

Sugars 211.5 g

Protein 28 g55.5%

Vitamin A 22.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.4% Iron 50.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook the chestnuts in boiling water until they are tender, then remove the shells and skins.
Sieve the chestnuts to make a puree.
Cream together the butter and sugar, then beat in the chestnut puree.
Melt the chocolate gently in a heatproof basin over a pan of hot water.
Add to the chestnut mixture and blend well.
Turn into a lightly oiled and bottom-lined tin.
Keep in a cool place until ready to serve.