Chestnut cake


Chestnut cake
This delightful cake is doubly chestnutty: it contains chestnut flour, and sweet chestnut purée.
271K 75 4.0
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Last modified on: May 8th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:CakePastryChestnut

For 1 cake, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
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23 min.50 min.1 hour 13 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Chestnut cake : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Sieve in a bowl 100 g flour, 100 g chestnut flour, 5 g baking powder and 2 pinches salt.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Chestnut cake : Photo of step #2
In a container with high edges preferably (more convenient to pour then) pour the 100 g Noisette butter.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Chestnut cake : Photo of step #3
Then add 100 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons), 100 g liquid cream and 2 tablespoons rum, mix well and set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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In the bowl of a mixer, pour 150 g caster sugar then 3 eggs, and whisk, at medium speed first to mix, and then at high speed, until a white and light mixture is obtained.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Chestnut cake : Photo of step #5
Slowly reduce the speed, then gently pour the previous mixture.

Stage 6
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Stop as soon as the mix is homogeneous.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Chestnut cake : Photo of step #7
Pour the powder mix over it and stir it gently.

Your dough is ready.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Pour into a buttered cake pan.

Stage 9 - 50 min.
Chestnut cake : Photo of step #9
And cook for about 50 minutes, check cooking 5 minutes before the end.

Stage 10
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Let cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

You can find chestnut flour in organic stores, it is very necessary to sieve it before using, because it has an unfortunate tendency to become lumpy.

Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,620 Kcal or 10,969 Kj35 gr334 gr133 gr
131 %14 %32 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
314 Kcal or 1,315 Kj4 gr40 gr16 gr
16 %2 %4 %2 %
Per cake
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,620 Kcal or 10,969 Kj35 gr334 gr133 gr
131 %14 %32 %20 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Oaty walnut cake , Pistachio tiramisu, Quick orange marmalade, Lime meringue tart, Gâteau Basque , ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée), Wiener Schnitzel, How to succeed in making sabayon (syllabub), Cheese Soufflé, ... All
Noisette butterNoisette butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Grapefruit moelleux, Pancake batter, Lemon and lime cakes, Pistachio "Financiers", Financier batter, ... All
Chestnut flourChestnut flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Corsican tarts, ... All

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