Chestnut Dessert Recipe

Chestnut Dessert picture


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main Ingredient


 Fresh chestnuts1 1⁄2 Pound (750 Gram)
 Milk1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter, 3 3/4 Cup)
 Sugar1⁄3 Pound (250 Gram, 1 1/2 Cup)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Double cream1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter, 2/3 Cup)
 Grappa moscato3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3348 Calories from Fat 887

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 99 g151.7%

Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 72 mg

Sodium 560 mg23.3%

Total Carbohydrates 559 g186.3%

Dietary Fiber 34.8 g139.3%

Sugars 268.1 g

Protein 47 g93.7%

Vitamin A 14.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 81.5% Iron 1.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cut a cross on the pointed end of each of the chestnuts, then boil them in water for 15-20 min., or until their skins can be peeled off easily.
Drain, peel, and remove inner skins.
Combine chestnuts and milk, and cook over a low heat for about 30 min., until they are tender.
Drain, and mash smooth.
Then beat in sugar.
Force chestnut mixture through a potato ricer, or food mill, on to a serving dish.
As the mixture falls, it should form into a 'mountain' shape.
Chill for at least 1 hr.
Whip cream until stiff, and fold in the grappa.
Drop gently over top of the chestnuts, and let spread like snow down the sides of a mountain.
It should have the look of a partially covered snow peak, so do not attempt to smooth out the peaks and hollows.