Clementines and chestnuts entremet

Clementines and chestnuts entremet
For this beautiful dessert, we place a disc of clementine cream on a chestnut dacquoise cookie.

We will use the technique of the insert taken in the cold for this recipe, and thus to obtain easily a very beautiful dessert.
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Last modified on: January 25th 2023

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Clementines and chestnuts entremet

Clementine cream

Film the bottom of a 22 cm (8.5 inch) circle, folding over the edges, to make a temporary mold.

Stage 2 - 12 hours
Clementines and chestnuts entremet
Prepare 400 g Clementine Creamy and pour it into the "mold".

Put in the freezer for at least 4 hours, maybe overnight.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Clementines and chestnuts entremet
The next day, turn out the frozen creamy disk, enjoy the ease of handling.

Put it back in the freezer to await.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
Clementines and chestnuts entremet

The chestnut dacquoise cookie

Heat your oven to 180°C (360°F).

Prepare 300 g Almond dacquoise, replacing half the almond powder with chestnut flour.

Pour the dough into the pie circle...

Stage 5 - 20 min.
Clementines and chestnuts entremet
... and bake for 20 minutes.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Clementines and chestnuts entremet
Turn out while still warm (be careful, the dough is very fragile), and let cool on a rack.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Clementines and chestnuts entremet

Assembling the entremet

Place the dacquoise disk in a dish.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Clementines and chestnuts entremet
Place the creamy disk on top of the dacquoise disk.

Note the advantage of keeping the creamy disk in the freezer, making it very easy to handle.

Stage 9 - 2 hours
Clementines and chestnuts entremet
Let the creaminess recover in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

Decorate with (for example) 2 leaves and 2 thin slices of clementines.

Your dessert is ready.
You can replace the chestnut dacquoise with another cookie of your choice (génoise (genoa sponge), almond dacquoise, "moelleux" cake batter, etc.).

For an even more gourmet dessert, you can puncture the cookie disk with a syrup or alcohol (or a mixture of both) of your choice.
1 day in the refrigerator.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,107 Kcal or 4,635 Kj32 gr177 gr75 gr
55 %12 %17 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
158 Kcal or 662 Kj5 gr25 gr11 gr
8 %2 %2 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
277 Kcal or 1,160 Kj8 gr44 gr19 gr
14 %3 %4 %3 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Milk, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 5.47 €
  • Per person : 1.37 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Clementine CreamyClementine Creamy: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
Almond dacquoiseAlmond dacquoise: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
Chestnut flourChestnut flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chestnut cake, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, Cookies of the Camisards, Corsican tarts, ... All
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